Obituary of Donald Johns Sr.
Donald R. “Don” Johns, Sr., 81, of Rensselaer, IN (formerly of Francesville, IN) went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 12, 2021. He passed away at Franciscan Health Hospital in Rensselaer. Don was born on April 25, 1940 in Francesville to the late Charles W. and Emma [Kopka] Johns, Sr. On June 9, 1962, Don married the late Roberta Jo Stout at the First Christian Church in Winamac, IN.
Don was a member of the First Baptist Church in Francesville. He enjoyed working on old tractors. Don loved his family very much, especially the great grandchildren. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by:
Diana F. Johns, Winamac, IN Daughter
Donald R. Johns, Jr., Medaryville, IN Son
Earl E. (Stephanie) Johns, Francesville, IN Son
Eric D. (Maurie) Johns, Rensselaer, IN Son
Amy Jo (Todd) Overton, Portland, TN Daughter
David West, Grandson
Elisabeth Johns, Granddaughter
Rachel (Brian) Vania, Granddaughter
Andria (Tyler) Skinner, Granddaughter
Sarah Johns, Granddaughter
Andrew (Katlyn) Johns, Grandson
Jocelyn (Matthew) Rodibaugh, Granddaughter
Crysta Johns, Granddaughter
Joshua Johns, Grandson
Karmen Overton, Granddaughter
Cameron Overton, Grandson
5 Great Grandchildren: Emma, Dominick, Roman, Noah, and Isabelle
Marie Poisel, Sister
Harold (Linda) Johns, Brother
Many Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Charles W. and Emma [Kopka] Johns, Sr, Parents
Roberta Jo [Stout] Johns, Wife
Christian Johns, Grandson
Alex Johns, Grandson
Nancy Johns, Granddaughter
Emma Jean Cafin, Sister
Edward Johns, Brother
Sandra K. Goller, Sister
Lynn E. Johns, Sr., Brother
Charles W. Johns, Jr., Brother
Visitation will be from 11 AM EDT - 2 PM EDT Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM EDT Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN with Pastor Dennis Gutwein officiating.
Burial will take place at Roseland Cemetery in Francesville, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Humanitarian Distribution Center in Francesville.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
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