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Col. Dennis H. Johnson (U.S. Army Ret.)

Obituary for Col. Dennis H. Johnson (U.S. Army Ret.)

February 3, 1943 - July 25, 2020
San Antonio, Texas | Age 77

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Dennis H. Johnson, age 77, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at his home in San Antonio, Texas with his loved ones by his side. Dennis was born in Portland, Oregon to Astrid and Hans Johnson. He was raised alongside Bob Brovick by Orva and Bertina Steffarud in Whitefish, Montana and graduated from Whitefish High School in 1961. Upon graduation from the University of Montana, he was commissioned into the U.S. Army. After a tour in Vietnam, he married the love of his life, Frankie Anne Hacker. They had two sons, Peter and Patrick and traveled the world in service to this great nation. Dennis served for over 26 years with multiple deployments in a variety of command and senior staff positions and received many awards and decorations to include the Vietnam Service Medal and the Legion of Merit. He retired in 1992 at Fort Sam Houston. In retirement, he built a second home in Montana on Whitefish Lake. He spent his time between Whitefish (his hometown) and San Antonio with his wife Frankie while enjoying their family and wonderful friends.

He is survived by his wife, Frankie; Children, Peter (Shelley) and Patrick (Kellie); Grandchildren, Benjamin, Riley, Brooke, Barrett, Landry and Cooper. The family will receive friends beginning at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

ROSARY
TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2020
6:00 P.M.
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL

MASS
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2020
11:00 A.M.
SHRINE OF ST. PADRE PIO CATHOLIC CHURCH
3843 BULVERDE PARKWAY

We ask friends who wish to attend the service to please register at the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/funeral-mass-for-dennis-johnson-tickets-115772495651

We invite those who are unable to attend the Funeral Mass for Dennis Johnson to watch the live stream at 11:00 A.M. on August 12, 2020 via this link:
https://www.facebook.com/stpadrepiosanantonio/

Msgr. Ragsdale will officiate. A private interment with Military Honors will follow in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Peter Johnson, Patrick Johnson, Benjamin Johnson, Barrett Johnson, Anthony Bosworth, Roger Ojeda. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, https://www.michaeljfox.org/donate/help-us-find-parkinsons-cure?smcid=bg-a1b1R0000086fOg&msclkid=4948615bbe2616a8c32a3e76312b17ac&gclid=CJ344PzOiesCFctLgQodhKEMvQ&gclsrc=ds

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