Dorothy J. Johansen Went home to be with the Lord on May 6 2012, at the age of 88. Dorothy was born in San Francisco, raised in Fresno and moved back to San Francisco when she was eighteen. Graduate of Cal Berkley, then many years later went to San Francisco State Collage to get her teaching credentials. She worked at Maire Island shipyard as a "Rosie the Riveter" during WWII, then went on to be an electrical engineer, draftsman, real estate agent, life insurance agent and later became a senior high school math teacher from 1969 to 1992. She was known as the Worlds Greatest Teacher and will be missed by many people and her son. She loved to go fishing with her son Jory, also loved to ski, play tennis and bowl. There will be a going home celebration on May 26 at 11:00AM at Grace Lutheran Church, 3201 Ulloa St., San Francisco, CA 94116 Reception to follow. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's, Disabled Veterans, or your Local Animal charity.
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Published by San Francisco Chronicle from May 19 to May 20, 2012.