Donald Johnson

Donald Eugene Johnson

Great Falls —Donald Eugene Johnson, 77, of Great Falls, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 from kidney failure at Benefis Healthcare. No service is planned.

Donald was born November 3, 1935 in Highwood. He received his diploma from Corvallis High School in Hamilton in 1953 and soon after joined the United States Marine Corps. Don was stationed in Korea, 3rd Marine Division 3rd Tank Battalion.

Donald married Sharon Louise Butler June 21, 1958. Donald and Sharon lived in various places around the state, but chose Great Falls to raise their two children. Donald played the saxophone at a number of establishments in and around Great Falls. He also enjoyed fishing, camping and long drives.

Donald is survived by his daughter, Jodi (Vance) Morrison of Great Falls; grandson Brandon Brakstad of Richmond, VA; granddaughters Krista Hegel, Jana Hegel and Kasey Johnson all of Great Falls; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Butler Johnson; and son Duane Johnson.

Condolences may be posted online at O'CONNOR FUNERAL HOME


Funeral Home

O'Connor Funeral Home & Crematory
2425 8th Ave North Great Falls, MT 59401
(406) 453-7257

Published in Great Falls Tribune on June 26, 2013