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“I just learned of Donnie's passing. Although I hadn't seen much of him in recent years, he was one of the good guys and my friend in high school. I...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Deal - Farmington, NM

“Donnie will always be in our hearts with warm and fun memories. My prayers and thoughts to all his family. Suetta ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Suetta White Mitchell - CO

“Linda and family, So very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Clyde and Yvonne ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Yvonne Rule - Dolores, CO

“I am so sorry to hear of your lose. He was a great guy. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Alan Thompson - cortez, CO

“My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. May God bless you and comfort you in this time. Penny (Leavell) Thompson ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Penny Thompson - Mancos, CO

“My condolences to all of the family - Donnie resides in many of my fondest childhood memories. We spent many wonderful hours playing on the hill and...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ellis Miller - Cortez, CO

“Donnie, you will be missed. I remember the days we used to hunt arrow heads together. We used to sit at the piano and sing together too. Those were...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Cindy Jackson - Cortez, CO

“Wayne,my condolences to you and your mother,I am so sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Aleta Pope - mancos, CO

“We were shocked and saddened to hear of your loss. We went to school with Don and knew him for many, many years. Our thoughts are with you all....Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Ann Findley - Cortez, CO

“Linda and Wayne, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are you with. Love, Jack & Jeanette Risenhoover Barney & DeAnn Carter...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Barney & DeAnn Carter - Cortez, CO


Donald Leonard Johnson was born on August 5, 1947 in Cortez the son of Paul and Evelyn (Robison) Johnson. He passed away on Friday, April 24, 2009 at Southwest Memorial Hospital at the age of 61.

On March 17, 1967, Don married Linda Riley in Ouray, Colo. He enjoyed treasure hunting and artistry with carvings. Don loved the Four Corners area and wished to be nowhere else.

Surviving Don are his wife of 42 years, Linda Johnson of Dolores; his son, Donald Wayne Johnson of Dolores; and his siblings, Ron Green of Lewis, Mary Foster of Dolores, Wally Green of Dolores, and Shirley Pullen of Dolores.

Cremation has taken place and Don's friends and family gathered in his memory Saturday at his home.

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