Michael S. Johnson

May 20, 1968 ~ February 6, 2018 (age 49)

Michael S. Johnson, 49, of Boise, Idaho, passed away on February 6, 2018 at home following a lengthy illness. Michael was born on May 20, 1968 and grew up in Escanaba, Michigan. He was the son of Ralph and the late Barbara (VanEffen) Johnson.

Following his graduation from Northern Michigan University, he started his career at Boise Cascade. Later, he and Sheri moved to Appleton, Wisconsin where they started a family and he enjoyed a successful IT career. The family recently returned to Boise. Michael enjoyed skiing, NASCAR, his pets, and attending his children’s baseball, soccer, and dance activities.

In addition to his wife, Sheri, Michael also leaves behind three children, McKenna, Nathan, and Logan, his dad, Ralph Johnson, grandpa, Kermit (Ar) Johnson and a sister, Michelle (Dennis) Dallaire. He will also be missed by his mother-in-law, Sally Hopt, father-in-law, Roger (Lynn) Hopt, brother-in-law, John (Marianne) Hopt, and sister-in-law, Michelle Keller.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 AM at Immanual Lutheran Church in Boise with Rev Gretchen Bingea officiating (please allow time for on-street parking). Following his burial at Dry Creek Cemetery, a reception will be held at the Dry Creek Mercantile in Hidden Springs.

Contributions for the children’s college funds can be made IN PERSON to the Michael S. Johnson Donation Fund at any US Bank branch. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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