(In Memoriam: October 11, 1913 – March 28, 2018)
Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue
IOLA, WIS. – The Central County Flyers celebrated the 104th birthday of one of their members – Paul Johns of Iola, Wisconsin – on October 13, 2017 at the airport named in his honor – Central County Airport- Paul Johns Field (68C). Johns, who was born on October 11, 1913, flew a Boeing 314A Clipper for Pan Am during World War II. Some 57 airplanes and 200 people came out to celebrate his birthday at which time Johns expressed his gratitude to everyone. Paul Johns passed away on March 28, 2018. For a complete story on Paul Johns, go to https://midwestflyer.com/?p=11293.