Don Johnson

Donald “Don” Jean Johnson, 88, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2023, at his home in Winfield.

There will be a graveside service with military rights at the Winfield Scott Township Cemetery in Winfield for extended family on Thursday, March 30th at 4:30 pm. Family would like to invite all friends and family at Occasions on Oak, 111 South Oak Street in Winfield, IA for fellowship and a Celebration of Life in honor of both Don & Peggy Johnson.

Don is survived by his four children, Patrick of Muscatine, Dennis of Cedar Rapids, Jeanne (Kevin) Mullen of Winfield, Jackie (Garry) Idle of Cedar Rapids; lgrandchildren Angie (John) Mathis, Muscatine, Brandi (Alex) Haight, Ft. Madison, Travis (Courtney) Mullen of Mt. Union, Kelsey (Tim) Bolin of Mt. Pleasant, Brooke Hand of Denver, CO, Sean Idle and Eric Idle both of Iowa City; 8 great-grandchildren with another due in July, sister Mary Jo of Washington, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy in 2021, parents and step-father, brothers John and Richard, daughter-in-law Kathy Johnson, and nephews Kevin Johnson and Rick Johnson.

Don was born August 14, 1934 in Washington, Iowa to Walter “Pat” and Beulah (Meredith) Johnson. In his early years he attended school in a one room country school house near Ainsworth, taught by his aunt Grace Ferns. Following school he served in the Navy from 1952-1956. He returned to Washington after serving and met the love of his life, Peggy Moyer and they married in 1957. They resided in Washington before moving to Winfield in 1968. He worked for Iowa DOT for over 20 years and worked for River Products until retirement. Don enjoyed fishing, playing cards, spending time with friends and especially his family, watching the St. Louis Cardinals and westerns. He was a great story teller and prankster. His kind soul and contagious laugh will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

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