Dorothy A. Johnson, of Waukesha, died on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, surrounded by her family at LindenGrove-Waukesha at the age of 91. She was born on June 26, 1931, in Waukesha, the daughter of Oswald and Esther (nee Tagge) Hansen. On October 5, 1957 she married the love of her life Robert R. Johnson at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church. Dorothy’s life was centered around her faith, family and God-given gifts. She had a beautiful voice and joyfully sang with the Grace church choir, Waukesha Choral Union and at many weddings and celebrations. Dorothy and Bob loved to entertain. She was a gracious hostess, enjoyed a good time and opened her home to so many people. Besides entertaining, she loved to decorate at church and especially her home at Christmas.
She will be sadly missed by her children Susan Johnson and Craig (Bev) Johnson; 5 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. She is further survived by 5 nephews, their families and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert on October 22, 2014 and son Robert Johnson.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Ave., Waukesha 53186. Followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Private graveside services will be held at Highland Memorial Park in New Berlin. Memorials in Dorothy’s name are appreciated to Grace Ev. Lutheran Church (address above).
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the staff at LindenGrove-Waukesha for their kind and compassionate care.
For those wishing to view the service via LIVESTREAM please go to the following link