Duane E. "D.J." Johnson(1932 - 2013)

Duane "D.J." E. Johnson, 80


May 17, 1932 - January 14, 2013

Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 18, 2013 at Riverside Evangelical Church in Sartell for Duane "D.J." E. Johnson, age 80, who passed away peacefully Monday at his home. Rev. Dan Borgelt will officiate and burial will be at Benton Cemetery, Sauk Rapids. Friends and family may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Friday at the church.

Duane "D.J." E. Johnson was born May 17, 1932 in Sauk Rapids to Leonard & Fannie (Boeckhoff) Johnson. He married Roselyn Sandau on June 12, 1952 at the Congregational Church in Sauk Rapids. D.J. owned and operated D.J.'s Small Engine Repair and also worked at Cold Spring Trucking and Armour Dial. He was a member of Riverside Evangelical Church in Sartell. D.J. enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, making fishing lures, and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Rosie of Rice; sons and daughter, Steve (Rose) of Rice, Sandy (Bob) Rajkowski of Rice, Robert (Ginger) of Rice, and Jamie (Kim) of St. Cloud; family friend, Kim Johnson of White Bear Lake; brother and sister, Marlen (Dolly) Johnson and Marie (Bob) Jacobs; seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. D.J. was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, John and Harold.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of D.J. should go to the (www.heart.org).

Obituary, guest book and video tribute available at: williamsdingmann.com


Funeral Home

Williams Dingmann Funeral Homes
324 2nd Avenue South Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 251-1454

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Jan. 16, 2013