Oliver Henry Johnson, 2-1/2 years old, precious son of Jared and Heather (Schiele) Johnson, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at CHI, St. Alexius Hospital, Devils Lake, ND.
Oliver Henry Johnson, 2-1/2 years old, precious son of Jared and Heather (Schiele) Johnson, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at CHI, St. Alexius Hospital, Devils Lake, ND. Oliver’s family gave the wonderful gift of life to others through organ donation. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 19 at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake from 5 until 8 p.m. Family and friends were welcomed to come and offer their condolences and to share memories and stories with the family. Please use your good judgment regarding your health and safety and use of masks. Funeral Services for family will be held on Wednesday, May 20 at 10 a.m. in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Devils Lake with Reverend Tom Westcott officiating. Speakers will allow for friends to hear the service in the Church Parking Lot. Friends are invited to the graveside service at the Devils Lake Cemetery on Wednesday, May 20 at 10: 45 a.m. Social distancing practices will be in place. Oliver Henry, sweet and spicy, made of snips and snails and puppy dog tails, was born in Devils Lake on Oct. 18, 2017, the son of Jared and Heather (Schiele) Johnson. He was the youngest of the family of three boys. Oliver’s beautiful smile, those big, bright, sparkling blue eyes melted the hearts of all who knew and loved him. He loved the outdoors, riding in the skid steer, playing basketball, fishing, playing fetch with Sadie and his other furry friends. Oliver had many friends at College Care for Kids and loved the staff who cared for him. This precious life, this precious light in our lives, this precious child of God is gone from our sight, but always in our loving thoughts, grateful hearts and memory. Oh how we love you and miss you sweet son, brother, grandson, nephew and cousin. Oliver’s loving family include; his parents, Jared and Heather; brothers, Tristan and Lucas; grandparents, Patty Johnson, Dennis and Cindy Schiele; great-grandmothers, Dorothy Johnson and Charlotte Burt all of Devils Lake; aunts and uncles, January and Grant Obenchain, Devils Lake, Heather and Jason Lee, Britton, SD, Tyler and Emily Schiele, Crary, ND; cousins, Ethan and Addison Obenchain, Aiden, Abby and Ailyn Lee, Kynlee, Tucker and Bo Schiele; and many great-aunts and great-uncles. He was welcomed into heaven by; his Lord; his grandpa, Ron Johnson; great-grandparents, Delbert Johnson, Harry and Betty Abercrombie, Jack and Katherine Schiele and Gary Burt; and great-aunts, Carole Hintz and Joanne Lee. Casket Bearers for Oliver will be: Tyler Schiele, Grant Obenchain, Jason Lee, DJ Fandrich and Kent Pulst.