Dorothy E. Johnson

Dorothy E. Johnson, age 86 of Troy, IL, born August 18, 1929 in Granite City, IL, passed away at 3:56 am on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at her residence.

Dorothy was a retired LPN.  She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, needlepoint, and square dancing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer “Gene” Johnson; her parents: James Leroy Earl Drischel and Opal Marie nee Gaddie Drischel; and four sisters:  Bonnie Boner, Margaret Bono, Patsy Clark and Wanda Riggs.

She is survived by a son, Darrell (Katherine) Johnson of Portsmouth, VA; a daughter, Loverna (Larrie) Boner of Troy, IL; two grandchildren: Angela Lefers and David Ray; two great grandchildren:  Marissa and Allison Lefers; numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 9am on Monday, October 12, 2015 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and can be received at the funeral home.

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