Dianne Johnson

Dianne L. Johnson, 69, of Soldiers Grove, WI, formerly of Dorchester, died Thursday, March 23, 2023 at her home in Soldiers Grove. Graveside services will be held Friday, June 16 at 4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Dorchester Cemetery in Dorchester. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling the arrangements.

Dianne Lee Johnson was born September 30, 1953 in Waukon, the daughter of Harlan and Elinor “Jeanne” (Kannenberg) Johnson. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waukon and graduated from Waukon High School in 1971. Dianne lived in Dorchester with her longtime partner Walter Larson, where she worked at the post office. She enjoyed painting and woodworking with Walter.

Survivors include her daughters, Dana Douglass of Soldiers Grove, WI and Melodie Rosebear of Circle Pines, MN; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, David Johnson of Cedar Rapids; and a sister, Deborah (Rodney) Sickles of Dorchester. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Daniel Douglass; and her significant other, Walter Larson.

Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.