10 January 1926 – 29 October 2015
Duane Johnson was born on January 10, 1926 to Jerome and Ruth Johnson in Dickinson, North Dakota. He died on October 29th, 2015 in San Diego CA.
Duane grew up in Dunn County where he attended three rural one-room school houses for his elementary education. He graduated from Killdeer High School in 1943 and joined the Navy. He served in the Navy for 31 years and rose to the rank of Captain USN. He worked for the City of San Diego for fifteen years after retiring from the Navy.
His daughter Megan, sister Blanche Bang, and brother Clayton predeceased him. He is survived by his wife Betty, son Richard, daughter in-law Shelly, and grandchildren Keala and Andrew. He is also survived by his brother Milton of Killdeer ND and sister Dorothy of Valley City ND.
He always loved North Dakota, his family and friends. He will be missed.
Burial will be on March 18, 2015 at the Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego CA.