Alex Johnson, 28, of Johnston, tragically died of anoxic brain injury on August 15, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Alex was born in Shawnee Mission, KS, on November 18, 1988. He graduated from Blue Valley Northwest High School in 2007. Alex attended college at the University of Kansas and graduated with a BS degree in Economics and Business in 2012.
Alex was employed by A+ Lawn and Landscape in Ankeny, as an applicator technician.
He was a talented musician in the area of percussion, a humanitarian, a dog lover, and one with a sharp wit. Alex will be greatly missed by his sister, Anna Johnson; mother, Sheri Johnson; brother, Andy Johnson; father, Michael Johnson, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
A special thanks to Des Moines Cremation for support and guidance, the staff at Mercy Medical Center for the excellent care of Alex, and also to the Iowa Donor Network for facilitating organ transplants from Alex that will give others the gift of life.
A memorial service for Alex will be held in the Chapel at Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordan Creek Parkway, in West Des Moines, on Saturday August 26, 2017 at 11am In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family of Alex Johnson to assist with costs.
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