Wyatt James Wilson, 2018 – 2019

A Service of Remembrance was held March 27 for Wyatt James Wilson, age 3 months, at the First United Methodist Church in Grand Junction.

Pastor Steve Ransom offered words of comfort. Honorary bearers were Ben Johnston, Jacob Johnston, Spencer Johnston, Kenzo Johnson, Austin Maach and Hayden Pottorff.

Casket bearers were Ryan Johnston, Jeremy Johnston, Bradley Johnston, Tyler Johnston, Michael Johnston and Jim Wilson. Interment was at the Junction Township Cemetery west of Grand Junction.

Wyatt James Wilson, son of Benjamin and Megan (Johnston) Wilson, was born December 8, 2018, at the Boone County Hospital. Wyatt passed away at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson on March 22, 2019, at the age of 3 months and 14 days.

During Wyatt’s three short months here on Earth he touched many lives and was loved deeply by family and friends. He loved to be held close by his mom and dad. His life was a brief gift and he was loved by all who met him. He will be greatly missed.

Wyatt is preceded in death by his grandpa George Wilson and his uncle Russell Wilson. He is survived by his parents Ben and Megan Wilson of Linden; grandparents Larry and Dalieth Johnston of Grand Junction and Jack and Roxanne Brown of Creston; great-grandparents Linda Johnston of Jefferson, Donald Raisch of Schleswig, and Clifford and Lois Olsen of Creston; aunts and uncles: Ryan Johnston of Waukee, IA, Jeremy (Ashley) Johnston of Grand Junction and their children Benjamin, Taylor, Karen and Jacob, Bradley (Casey) Johnston of Grand Junction and their children Spencer and Natalie, Tyler (Jen) Johnston of Jefferson and their children Taylor, Austin and Breckyn, Michael (Ayaka) Johnston of Jefferson and their children Kenzo and Naomi, Allen (Dustie) Pottorff of Urbandale and their children Hayden and Callie, Jim Wilson of Creston,  Rich Wilson of Murray, and Carol Wilson of Virginia; numerous great aunts and uncles; other relatives; and friends.

The family was assisted by Slininger-Schroeder  Funeral Home of Jefferson.

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