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Donna R. Johnston

March 23, 1956 February 5, 2012
Donna R. Johnston
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Donna R. Johnston, 55 of Stiles, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Community Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls. Donna was born on March 23, 1956 in Marinette to Leonard & Lila (Carlson) Sadowski. She married Lee Johnston on October 23, 1982. She started her forestry career with the Marinette County Forestry Department and later was hired by the DNR as a forester. In 1982 she married Lee, and together they started their own business, Johnston Forestry Consultants, until her retirement in 2010. Donna enjoyed crocheting, photography, and teaching watercolor painting at the senior center in Oconto Falls. Donna & Lee enjoyed the outdoors and camping at her favorite spot, Copper Harbor, MI. Donna was an active member at the local and state level of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association and was also a member of the Wisconsin Tree Farm Association. Donna is survived by her husband Lee Johnston, Stiles; father Leonard Sadowski, Porterfield; a brother Paul Sadowski, Appleton. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother Lila Sadowski; a son Lee Johnston, Jr.; and a sister-in-law Esther Sadowski. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 12 Noon to 2 PM Friday, February 10, 2012. Funeral service will be conducted 2 PM Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Gerhardt Miller officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

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Visitation

Friday

10

Feb

12:00 PM 2/10/2012 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/10/2012 2:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Friday

10

Feb

2:00 PM 2/10/2012 2:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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