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Dennis Johnson

July 8, 1954 — December 22, 2020


Dennis Duane Johnson, of Parkersburg, passed away suddenly on December 22, 2020 of natural causes.  He was born on July 8, 1954 the second son of Wayne D. and Barbara (Abbas) Johnson. He worked as an auto mechanic all of his life for various shops, dealerships and friends until he was forced to retire in 2009 due to health concerns. He was divorced with 2 children.

Dennis is preceded in death by both of his parents, a sister Colleen Kay, his older brother Steven (Sneaker) Johnson pf Parkersburg, his son Dennis Dewey (DJ) Johnson of Readlyn, Iowa, a niece and a nephew Sara and Christopher Johnson, and a grandson Seth Wyatt Sheldon.

Dennis is survived by his younger brother Wesley (Julie) Johnson of Arkansas, his daughter Danielle (Daniel) Sheldon of Hazleton, Iowa, his grandsons Will and Luke (DJ) Johnson of Anchorage, Alaska, a grandson Schuyler Sheldon and granddaughter Willow Sheldon both of Hazleton, Iowa.

Dennis was cremated at his request. A small private graveside service will be held for immediate family at the Aplington Cemetery at a date to be later determined. Please direct any memorials to the family in care of the Abels Funeral & Cremation Service-Engelkes Chapel, 509 4th Street, Grundy Center, Iowa 50638. For further assistance, you may call the funeral home at (319) 824-3319.

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