WEEKI WACHEE, FL. - Donald T. (Butch) Johnson, Weeki Wachee, Florida, age 69, was taken by God, to his heavenly home on August 22, 2012.
Don is survived by his beloved spouse of 47 years, Janice L. (Shorkey) Johnson. Don, a native of Marquette, Michigan, is also survived by a son, Donald G. (Minnesota), a son, Randal L. and daughter, Kim Theune, both from Wisconsin & seven grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters: Kathleen Clemens (California), Rose Vachon, Doris Smith & Anna Plummer (all of Michigan), Geri Church (Louisiana) & brother Karl (Michigan).
Don was the eldest son of Donald P. & Geraldine A. Johnson, deceased, lifetime residents of Marquette. After serving in the US Navy, Don attended the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin & served as a FinancialCredit Analyst for over 40 years at a number of banks in Wisconsin & Florida, retiring in 2005. Don was a member of Saint Theresa Catholic Church, Life Member of the Hernando Beach Yacht Club, charter member of the VFW Men's Auxiliary, Post 9236 & a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
A viewing will be held for family members & friends at Downing Funeral Home in Spring Hill on Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 2:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-8:00PM. A Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, August 24,2012 at St. Theresa Catholic Church at 10:00 AM.
A luncheon will be held at the Hernando Beach Yacht Club on Shoal Line Boulevard, immediately following the church services. All family & friends are invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Vincent DePaul.