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Arthur Eanar Johnson

MERRILL, Wis. - Arthur Eanar Johnson, 74, of Merrill and formally of Ironwood, Michigan, passed away peacefully on July 31, 2022, in his sleep.

Art was born the son of Eanar and Melissa (Proctor) Johnson on Dec. 27, 1947, in Ironwood. He was a graduate of A.D. Johnson High School in Bessemer, Michigan, and Gogebic Community College. He was employed for the Gogebic County Sheriff's Department, Giovanoni's Hardware store in Hurley, and Ace Hardware in Merrill.

Art was married to the love of his life, Elizabeth "Betty" Schiavetti, for 55 years.

He was an avid hunter and loved to spend time with h...