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Services Friday for Dorothy L. Johnson

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Dorothy L. Johnson, age 80 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in Valparaiso, IN.

She was born on February 2, 1936, in Elizabeth, PA, to Peter and Ann (Bubul) Mathias.

She was married to Wayne C. Johnson, Sr., who survives of Chesterton, IN. She is also survived by her sons, David Bucy of Chesterton, IN, and Wayne (Tammy) Johnson of Griffith, IN; daughters, Deborah Willett of Chesterton, IN, Deneen (Boyd) Myren of Merrillville, IN, and Mary Ann (Ray) Kappes of FL; sister, Lois (Dave) Bennett of Reno, NV; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Mitzi Wylie.

Dorothy enjoyed painting and was an avid reader. She was an incredible cook and her specialty was wedding cakes. She was a member of the Chesterton Art Center. Dorothy was also a two time breast cancer survivor.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 25, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Rev. Dr. Dennis Carroll officiating. Entombment to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 25, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Porter County Cancer Society, 2502 Beech Street, Unit 60, Valparaiso, IN, 46383.

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Posted 3/242016





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