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Donald C Johnson

November 11, 1929 May 28, 2016
Donald C Johnson
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Donald C. Johnson 86 of Ottawa passed away May 28 at 1:43PM in the Ottawa Pavilion Nursing Home in Ottawa. Services will be held Wednesday June 1 at 11 in the Burgess Funeral Home in Utica. Pastor Scott Fulkerson will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Utica. Visitation will be in the funeral home from 10 until the time of services.
He was born on November 11, 1929 in Ottawa to Clarence and Eva Bell (Goff) Johnson.
He graduated from Ottawa High School in 1947.
He served in Army during the Korean War in the 6th Armored Calvary Regiment.
He married Margaret ‘Peg’ Carey on May 5, 1956 in Utica.
He was employed by Ottawa Silica as a foreman for 20 years. He was a plant manager at Shabbona Silica/ Zemi Corporation in Serena IL for 20 years.
He was one of the founders of the Ottawa Sports for Youth.
He is survived by:
His wife
2 sons: Dennis Johnson of Apache Junction Arizona, and Bob Johnson of Ottawa
1 daughter: Lori Sanders of Ottawa
1 granddaughter: Kelli Sanders
He is preceded in death by:
His parents, several brothers and sisters
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