Duane Donald Johnson, age 88 of Golden Valley, and formerly of Buffalo, MN, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020. He was born July 14, 1931 in Duluth, the son of Helmar and Mayme (Stawney) Johnson.
On April 19, 1951, Duane Johnson and June Rivers were united in marriage at St. Jean the Baptist Catholic Church in Duluth.
He is preceded in death by his wife, June Johnson; son-in-law, Glenn Ericson; parents; and sister and brothers.
Duane is survived by his children, Jeanne (Jim) Bray, Debbie Ericson, Cathy (Ken) Olson, Terri Johnson; grandchildren, James (Mary Kesslar) Streeter, Jessie (Landon) McDougald, Kristofer Ericson, Kelsey Ericson, Sarah Tess, Rachel Tess, Kaitlin Olson, Timothy Karasch, Tiffany Curry, Amber Curry; great-grandchildren, Kyler, Rylee, Kelsey, Rainy, Joseph, Noah, Kiki, Kenna; and other family and friends.
Casket bearers are his grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 12:00 PM, with visitation one hour prior, at The Peterson Chapel, 119 Central Ave, Buffalo, MN. Burial with Military Rites at St. Francis Cemetery in Buffalo.
Serving the family is The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. 763-682-1363. www.thepetersonchapel.com.