Donald D. Johnson
Donald D. Johnson, age 78, of Hesperia, Calif. (formerly of Dassel), died Aug. 4, 2006 at his home in California.
He was born in Dassel in 1928 to Albert and Beth Johnson. He graduated from Dassel High School in 1947. Don lived in California for many years, although he grew up in Dassel.
Don is survived by his brother Douglas Johnson of Lamberton; sister Dorothy Johnson of San Luis Obispo, Calif.; and nieces LaNan, Kerri and Jill.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
His ashes have been kept by his sister, Dorothy, and will be buried at the family plot in the Dassel cemetery.
There will be a gathering of family and friends 1 p.m. Sunday, June 24 at the Dassel cemetery. This is similar to a family and friend gathering conducted graveside for their mother, 20 years ago, Dorothy said.
After the graveside gathering, there will be another gathering at Hojies for refreshments and more memories.
Dorothy will fly to Minnesota Sunday, June 17. At that time, she will be available by telephone where she will be staying in Litchfield at the following number (320) 693-6900.