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Today is

Thomas E. Johansen

Thomas E. Johansen (12/31, 1955–12/31, 2021)

He was God’s poet and our precious husband, father and grandfather; ’74 graduate at Centennial High; 82nd Airborne paratrooper/sniper, U.S. Army; worked at Thompson Lumber; retired from the USPS. A life-long model builder and collector.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanne; brothers: Johan (Deb) and John (Renee); his nephews: Johnny (Kimmie) and Levi (Tracy); his children by marriage and love: Sara, Brendan and Sammy (Stephanie), and his precious granddaughters, Aurora and Gracie.

Mr. Johansen was preceded in death by his parents: Ed and Nellie and his sister, Monica, whom he dreamed of meeting one day in heaven.

Services will be Sunday, January 16, 2022, at 11:15 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Urbana, 3311 S. Philo Road Urbana, Ill.

Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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May my Airborne Brother RIP!

—Robert Webster


I am so sorry to hear about Tom. I have many fond memories from my childhood. He was a great man.

—Amanda Steingiesser (Graham)