He was born April 23, 1941, in Jackson, Minn., to Harold and Evelyn Johnson. Danny was united in marriage to Dona Emerson Nov. 8, 1963, in Spirit Lake.
Danny graduated from Jackson High School in 1959. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Prior to moving to Arizona, Danny worked in Spencer for the City Sanitation Dept. Danny and his wife retired from foster parenting after 27 years, caring for over 200 foster children in Dickens, Iowa, and Yuma. He enjoyed many things in his life like fishing, hunting, camping, football, a good book and spending quality time with his family.
Danny is survived by his wife, Dona, of Yuma; his mother, Evelyn Johnson, of Spirit Lake; two daughters, Stacy McKee and Robin La Mee, who reside in Yuma; a son, Scott (Peggy) Johnson, of Spencer; sister, Mary Aldridge, of Spirit Lake; brother, Bruce (Kathy) Johnson, of Welcome, Minn., five granddaughters; and two grandsons; two great-granddaughters; a great-grandson; and many, many more children, family and friends.
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