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Obituary: Wayne H. Johnson, 70 - January 29, 2017
DANA - Wayne H. "Schuster" Johnson, 70, of Dana, passed away at 7:35 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 29, 2017) at his home.

He was born Oct. 25, 1946, in Blackstone, to Jay and Leona Hansen Johnson. He married Sharon Breese on Aug. 18, 1973, in Ancona. She survives in Dana.

Also surviving are five brothers and sisters, Gerald (Mary) Johnson, Fairbury; Irene (Robert) Burris, Roanoke; Ron (Jean) Johnson, Dana; Marsha (Jim) Lowery, Wentzville, Mo.; and Karen (Brad) Hall, Chenoa; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Kenny and Ralph.

Wayne worked at Dana Grain for more than 30 years before retiring in 2000. He was a member of the Dana Fire Department for more than 25 years. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and served on the Dana Village Board. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends. He touched the lives of many and will be deeply missed.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Dana Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Dana Fire Department or the Minonk-to-Peoria St. Jude Run.

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