Donald Johnson -- Rochester

October 5, 2018

Donald Paul Johnson passed away May 21, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Saint Marys Campus.

Donald was born to Betty Mae (Hanson) Johnson and Cleo Gollen Johnson in Austin. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Austin.

He was employed by IBM and took early retirement. He was employed in air conditioning in Faribault until his retirement.

He resided in Stewartville before moving to Waseca.

Don was married and divorced four times.

He is survived by his son, Collin Johnson, Rochester; sisters, Janet Holst, Longville, Minn., Janice Tucker, Largo, Fla., and Phyllis McAlister, Rochester; and brother, David G. Johnson, Austin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Betty and Cleo Johnson; youngest brother, Curtis A. Johnson (1983); oldest brother, Robert C. Johnson (2003); sister, Barbara Richards, Orange City, Fla. (2015); brother-in-law, Bill Richards, Florida (2016); three nephews; one niece; three great-nephews; one great-niece; a host of aunts and uncles; and many other relatives and friends.

Per Don’s request, there were no services. Don was cremated and his ashes were entrusted to his son, Collin.

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