Funeral service: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm in Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home
Visitation: in the funeral home on Thursday from 3:00 – 7:00 pm
Memorials to Matthew’s family has been suggested.
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Racine – Matthew Ryan Johnson, age 17, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep, as the result of a seizure, on Friday, January 5, 2018.
Matthew was born in Kenosha on October 5, 2000 to Jason Ryan Johnson and April Lynn Langdon. He attended the schools of West Ridge and Starbuck….and was currently a Junior at JI Case High School, where he ran Track & Cross-Country. Matthew was also working at Piggly Wiggly – Spring Street in the Produce Department.
Outside of school and work, Matthew enjoyed playing video games, camping, swimming, and spending time with his entire family and extended circle of friends – especially with his girlfriend, Erika Johnson.
Surviving are his heart-broken parents, Jason (Heather Braun) Johnson and April Langdon; brothers & sisters, Jaden Kahn, Ashley Jenner, Kaylee Jenner and Collin Johnson; step-sister, Jaira Braun; step-brother, Parker Burch; great-grandparents, Ray & Deloris Langdon; grandparents, Bob & Frieda Langdon, Mary & Dave Strauss and Don & Barb Bielinski; dear aunts and uncles, Jenny (Jeff) Krzyzanowski, Jason (Rosemarie) Langdon, Kenny Johnson, Jeffrey Johnson and Laura Beutler; special cousin, Austin Woyach; girlfriend, Erika Johnson; cousins, other relatives and devoted friends – too numerous to mention all by name. Matthew was preceded in death by his grandfather, Kenneth Johnson.
Funeral services honoring Matthew’s life will be held at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm with Pastor John Fleming officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Thursday from 3:00 – 7:00 pm.