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Vaughn "Dutch" Arthur Johnson

December 25, 1919 ~ September 15, 2019 (age 99)

Vaughn Arthur "Dutch" Johnson peacefully left for his eternal home on Sept 15, 2019. 

He was the son of Mark and Floy Johnson, born on Christmas Day 1919 along with his twin sister Vera.  He married his high school sweetheart, Marilyn Burt, April 5, 1942 at Perry Methodist Church.  He served with the U.S. Army in Europe during WWII.  After the war he raised his family in Perry.  He shared his many talents with the community, church, family, & friends and he found the time to build 4 houses.  He was a true "Mr. Fix It".  Dutch and Marilyn received a resolution from the Perry Township Board of Trustees honoring their outstanding contributions to the Perry Community.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 76 years Marilyn, his parents, brothers, Dale & Victor, and sisters, Vera, Lois, & Dolly. 

Dutch is survived by sons, Denny (Marie Shook) Johnson, Don (Cathie) Johnson; grandchildren, Brenda (Andy) Pierce, Russ (Tina) Johnson, Adam (Tonya) Johnson and Marcie (Rob) Kress;  great grandchildren, Jeramy (Mandy Drake), Jessica (Andrew), Christopher (Nikki), David, Lane, Grant, Tessa, Decker, Brynn, Anthony, & Dylan;  great great-grandchildren, Lauren, LaKota, Logan, Ashlee, Athena, Carson,& Kinsley;  brothers, Ben (Sara) & Charlie (Nancy);  sisters, Neva and Jessie; special friends, Linda and Judy; and many nieces and nephews.

We will miss his gentleness, his humor, his blue eyes,& his gold tooth smile.

A  memorial for Dutch and Marilyn will be held at Perry United Methodist Church, 3875 Main St. Perry, OH 44081, at 10:30 AM Saturday,  Oct 26, 2019 with burial immediately following at Perry Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the church.


Donations may be made to:

Perry United Methodist Church
3875 Main Street, Perry OH 44081


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