In memory of

Etienne Karel Johnson

February 12, 1973 – December 12, 2010

Etienne Karel Johnson, age 37 of Clancy, a stay at home father and Ecologist, died December 12, 2010. He was born February 12, 1973 to Robert and Martha (Mulder) Johnson in Reno, Nevada.

After graduation from high school, Etienne obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Range Ecology where he enjoyed the outdoors.

Etienne met and married Diane Nowak on July 24, 1999 in Estes Park, Colorado. He and Diane later divorced.

Etienne enjoyed many activities. He was an avid outdoorsman, hunter, and fisherman. He also enjoyed hiking and traveling. Of his many hobbies he loved, Etienne greatest love was to spend time with his children every day.
Etienne is survived by his children Reece and Brynne of Clancy; his parents, Robert and Martha Johnson and a brother, Christiaan Johnson.

A Memorial Service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Retz Funeral Home Chapel. To offer a condolence to the family or to share a memory of Etienne, please visit


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  1. Thinking about you and the family in pod 2B.

  2. Michelle Remien says

    Our whole family will miss Etienne terribly. He was a wonderful friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his whole family.

    Greg, Michelle, Ethan, Sydney, & Jordan Remien

  3. Sheri Sullivan says

    To your entire family! Todd and I from Auto Concepts would like to send our deepest sympathies to your family! Etienne was a wonderful man and his passing is a Great loss! You are in our prayers during this difficult time!

  4. Etienne was a positive contribution to a lot of people’s lives. His absense will be felt. May he find the peace he was looking for. To his family- may God bless you and keep you close during this time.

  5. Brittney and Justin says

    You and the kids are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Your work family loves you.

  6. john and angie shurtleff says

    so sorry for your loss. you will be in our prayers.

  7. Carrie Gould says

    Words simply cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. Etienne was a wonderful man and a good friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

    May treasured memories of his love for his family and friends and his tremendous laugh surround, comfort and aide you through this difficult time. My sincerest condolences.


  8. My thoughts and prayer’s are with you and your family. May God’s arms hold you tight during this time. Love and hugs…Your family in Pod 2C

  9. South Hills Dental says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Etienne will truly be missed.

  10. South Hills Dental says

    We have your family in our thoughts and prayers. Bless all of them. You truly will be missed, Etienne.

  11. Praying for you and your children, God Bless you all.

  12. Ron & Sharon Smith says

    Bob,Marti,and Christiaan,
    We are greatly saddened by this tragedy, and share in your deep sorrow at this time. Please know that we are here for you,any time, night or day. With great sympathy.

    We love you all.

    Ron and Sharon

  13. Carleen Layne says

    I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words I know that can take away your pain. You are all in my prayers. xocarleen

  14. You are in my deepest prayers. I am so sorry for your loss.

  15. Estelle Williams says

    Diane, what a shock for us here in NZ. So very sorry to hear of Etiennes’ passing. Can’t stop thinking about you and the kids. You were always so special to all of us here, we really feel for you. Love Estelle (Oakura Medical Centre)

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