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Doris Ione Johnson, age 90, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 10, 1933, in Sebeka, MN, to Otto and Ella (Luckow) Eckert. Doris grew up in Sebeka and graduated from Sebeka High School in 1952.

On June 16, 1962, Doris married the love of her life, Harold Marshall Johnson, in Minneapolis, MN. They were inseparable companions, finding joy in their shared adventures and experiences. One of their favorite pastimes was traveling together, and they created cherished memories exploring destinations like Branson and San Diego.

Doris was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold; her parents, Otto and Ella Eckert; and siblings Glen Eckert, Nancy Eckert, Duane Eckert, Norma (Harold) Redetzke, and Kenneth Eckert.

She is survived by her loving children, Cheryl (Mike) Kaufhold and Jeff (Liz) Johnson; grandchildren Matthew and Kristen Johnson; siblings Emily Eckert and Miles Eckert; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service to celebrate Doris’s life will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 12:30 PM, with visitation one hour prior at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo (119 Central Avenue). Interment will follow at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis at 2:00 PM.

The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

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