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DECATUR -- Donald Dean Johnston, 77, of
Decatur, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at 12:05 p.m. at his home.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. His
funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home,
with Ryan Edgecombe officiating.
Burial will be in
Harmony Cemetery, Beason, with military rites by
American Legion Post 263 of Lincoln.
Mr. Johnston retired from the Decatur Sanitation
District as a supervisor in 1996.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was born on Jan. 14, 1934, in Lincoln. His
parents were Stanley and Evelyn Langhoff
He is survived by five daughters, Penny (and
Steven) Detrick of Marquette Heights, Pamela
McFarland of Lincoln, Debra Allen of Hartsburg,
Tonya Houghton of Lincoln and Ashley Johnston of
Decatur; three sons, Jeffrey Johnston (and Beth
VanCleve) of Green Valley, Scott Johnston of Lincoln
and Donald Johnston Jr. of Decatur; three brothers,
Gene (and Barbara) Johnston of Indio Hills, Calif.,
Bobby (and Evelyn) Johnston of Amarillo, Texas, and
Kenneth (and Ruth) Johnston of Carlinville; three
sisters, Marilyn Nusbaum of Sterling, Connie (and
Tim) Kuehl of Morrison and Linda (and Joe) Sloto of
Sikeston, Mo.; 22 grandchildren; 29
great-grandchildren; and three
He was preceded in death by his parents; one
brother, Duane Ashley; and one sister, Janis
Memorials may be made to the American Lung
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