Duane Edward Johnson passed away with loved ones by his side on January 22, 2021. He was born June 4, 1942, the sixth child of Lowell and Mildred Johnson, Holton, Kansas.
He is preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Duane is survived by his ex-wife, Carol Johnson; their daughters, Rachael Johnson and Sandra Pittman; their grandchildren, Aubrynn, Vaughn and Blaire; and his sister, Gerri Barrow.
Duane was a 1960 graduate of Holton High School. After high school, Duane enlisted in the United States Navy on May 31, 1960. He was appointed Apprentice Petty Officer Third Class serving as Battalion Staff man. Duane extended his military service and received Honorable Discharge on May 30, 1966.
After his military service, Duane had a very successful career in computers and logistics that took him and Carol to the Middle East, where they resided for three years in Saudi Arabia. Duane retired in 2010 and moved to Missouri shortly after to be close to his family.
He will be truly missed by all. A graveside service with cremains will be held at a later date.