Dorothy L. Johnson,
age 80 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 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.
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.
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.
may be made to Porter County Cancer Society, 2502 Beech Street, Unit 60,
Valparaiso, IN, 46383.
to the family may be left at