Donna L. Johnson

  • Born: April 28, 1931
  • Died: December 5, 2017
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Donna L. Johnson, 86 of Sterling died Tuesday December 5, 2017 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.

She was born on April 28, 1931 in Sterling the daughter of Earl and Clara (Buyers) Myers. She married Robert "Buck" Johnson on March 19, 1949. He died December 5, 1981. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, crocheting, music and animals. She attended the Whiteside County Senior Center and a member of St. John Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her four children: Susan (Donald) Wyckstandt of Sterling, Orville (Sharon) Johnson of Dixon, Rick Johnson of Winchester, VA and Dina Johnson of Sterling; her sister Beverly Hecker of Underwood, MN; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson Paul Eugene Johnson; one brother Ronald Myers and one sister Kay Finnicum.

Visitation will be Friday December 8, 2017 from 10 – 11 AM at the funeral to follow at 11 AM in the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 1st Avenue in Sterling with the Reverend Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial will conclude at Oak Knoll Memorial Park.

Arrangements completed by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Donna well - I'm actually a friend of one of her neighbors. But whenever I saw her, she had a smile on her face & treated you like a long time friend She will be missed by her many friends & neighbors but never forgotten. She was a very special lady. Your loss is our loss.A

Posted by Judi Schaefer - Sterling, IL - Acquaintance   December 08, 2017