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Dona S. Johnson, 52, Bringhurst, died unexpectedly in an auto accident Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Cass County on her way to work. Dona was born in Lafayette to Gary and Pat Ginn Wilson on Feb. 13, 1965.
On Sept. 25, 1999, she married Robin Johnson in Orlando, Florida, and he survives. Dona and Robin met in Elkhart, and their story started.
Dona had worked at Woodlawn Hospital in Rochester as the sleep lab coordinator for the past eight years. Prior to that she worked at Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo.
She graduated from Oak Hill High School and attended Ball State University. Growing up, Dona attended Converse Church of Christ. When she was able, she attended along with her family at Oakbrook Church in Kokomo. One of Dona's favorite sayings was "Live, Laugh, Love"
Dona is survived by her husband, Robin; three sons, Brock (Isabela) Gasser, Bringhurst, Brandon (fiancé Rachelle Erwin) Gasser, Delphi, and Josh Johnson, at home; parents, Gary and Pat Wilson, Cutler; two sisters, Kristen (Donald) Mason, Fort Wayne, and Jenifer (Travis) Collier, Flora; five grandchildren, Mareli, Josue, Aziyah, Isabella and Elliana; and several nieces and nephews.
Dona's family invites friends to visit from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at New Hope Church, 687 E. 50 North, Flora, IN 46929. A celebration of Dona Johnson's life will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at church. Burial will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery. For online condolences, visit www.wheelerfamilyfuneralhome.com or on our Facebook page. Wheeler Family Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Johnson Family.
Memorial donations may be made to T.B. Dog Rescue Corp., c/o Industrial Federal Credit Union, 1115 Sagamore Parkway S., Lafayette IN 47905. 501 (c) 3/EIN #81-3856099.
Published on December 5, 2017
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