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Johnson, Donna Jean

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Donna Jean Johnson, age 78 of Galesburg, Ill. died Monday June 16, 2014 at 3:30 am at the Knox County Nursing Home Knoxville, Ill.

She was born May 17, 1936 in Galesburg, Ill. the daughter of Oscar T. and Alice A. Krantz Johnson. She married Donald E. Johnson November 27, 1981 in Knoxville, Ill.

Donna is survived by one sister Carolyn and Bud Ashbaugh of Knoxville, Ill., one niece Shelley Ashbaugh (Jon Nelson), one nephew Todd Ashbaugh (Chris Gehring), and two great nieces Merisa and Bailey Ashbaugh all of Knoxville, Ill..

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

She graduated from Knoxville High School in 1954. She worked for Intra State Telephone Company and later Centel Telephone Company for thirty years until retirement. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Knoxville and enjoyed spending time with her family and going out with her cousin Janice Edwards.

Funeral services will be 11 am Thursday June 18, 2014 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Michel D. Clark officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Wednesday evening at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or the Knox County Nursing Home.