La Grande, Oregon
Douglas Dean Johnson, 68, of La Grande died Oct. 28 at a care center in Union. There will be a 10 a.m. celebration of life at Loveland Funeral Chapel Saturday.
Mr. Johnson was born May 28, 1938, in Enterprise to Merle and Clara “Jean” McFetridge Johnson. He attended and graduated from school in Enterprise, was active in sports and was an excellent athlete. He married Glora Mae Tobin, and they had three children, Janie Jo, Greg and Lisa. They were later divorced.
In his younger years, he loved hunting, fishing and refurbishing fishing poles and equipment. His most recent passion was going to garage and yard sales. He lost the love of his life, Janice, in 2001.
He is survived by his children, including son and daughter-in-law, Clarence and Larianne Stephens of La Grande; his mother, Jean Johnson of Enterprise; an uncle, Mike McFetridge of Joseph; and several grandchildren.
The Observer, Obituaries For The Week Ending Nov. 11, 2006, Published: November 11, 2006