Obituaries

Justin David Johnston 1995 - 2011 McLouth

Justin David Johnston
1995-2011
McLouth — Mass of Christian Burial for Justin David Johnston 16, McLouth, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at St. Lawrence Church in Easton. Burial will be at St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery, Easton.
Justin died Thursday, June 2, 2011, while on a Spanish Club educational tour in Costa Rica.
He was born March 27, 1995, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, the son of John and Wendi Johnston.
Justin was actively involved with St. Lawrence Church in Easton, performing altar and lector activities for the parish and was active in the Army of Christ, the parish youth group.
He attended Xavier, Lansing and McLouth schools. He had just completed his sophomore year of high school and was looking forward to return for his junior year. He was popular with other students, parents, and community members. He was active in school athletics participating in cross country, power lifting and baseball.
Survivors include his parents, John and Wendi Johnston, three sisters, Jordyn, 14, Jenna, 11, and Julia, 10; a brother, Jonathan, 7; his grandparents, Robert and Kathryn Johnston, Easton, and David and Juanita Gwartney, Basehor; and great-grandparents, Donald and Mary Gwartney, Easton.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 10, at the church with the family present from 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. An Army of Christ youth rosary will be at 4 p.m., with the parish rosary at 7 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to the Justin Johnston Memorial Fund, sent in care of Belden-Larkin Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 707 S. Sixth St., Leavenworth, KS 66048.
Online condolences may be left at beldenlarkin.com.