August 16, 2007 at 7:34 a.m.
Donald W. Johnson
Donald served in the U.S. Navy from March 1945 to August 1946.
Donald married Violet V. Munson Aug. 17, 1946.
Donald spent most of his life on a dairy farm. He also drove school bus and worked for Shafer Contracting. He also enjoyed camping, bowling, gardening, working puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Jean and Julia; sister, Doris (Merlin) Derner; and brother-in-law, Melvin Dahlquist.
He is survived by his wife, Violet of 60 years; two sons: Larry (Sharon) and Brian (Lugene), both of Shafer; daughter, Sandra Scheer (Vern) of Madison, Nebraska; nine grandchildren: Todd, Angie, Kim, Wade, Keri, Ashley, Trevor, Melissa and Briana; five great grandchildren: Justin, Austin, Tyler, Dylan and Trent; one sister, Jeanette Dahlquist, of Taylors Falls, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral service was Monday August 13, 2007, at Chisago Lake Lutheran Church. Burial at Hillside Cemetery.