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Dorothy Johnson, 82

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Dorothy Marie (McKay) Johnson of Pine Island, formerly of Goodhue and the Ellsworth area, died on Sunday, July 28, at Pine Haven Care Center, at the age of 82.

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Dorothy was born Dec. 21, 1929, in Milton Township of Dodge County. She was the daughter of Daniel and Mildred (Ingalls) McKay. She attended Pine Island School.

Dorothy was united in marriage to Elroy Johnson of Ellsworth, Wis., on June 26, 1971. She worked at Zumbco in Zumbrota.

Dorothy enjoyed reading, gardening, fishing, and playing cards.

She is survived by one brother, Dale (Helen) McKay of Bellechester, Minn.; one aunt, Viola (Ingalls) Felt of Eyota, Minn.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elroy Johnson (1999); her parents; and two brothers, Wayne and Donald.

She requested her body be donated to Mayo Clinic to be used for research. They will handle the cremation. There will be a private graveside memorial service at County Line Cemetery in Pine Island at a later date.

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