Dorothy J. Johnson…July 7, 1941 – March 17, 2012


            Funeral services for longtime Lamar resident, Dorothy J. Johnson, will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Lamar.  Reverend Duncan Sprague will officiate the service and burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.

            Closed casket visitation for Mrs. Johnson will be held from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Wednesday March 21, 2012 at the Peacock Funeral Home in Lamar.

            Dorothy  Johnson was born on July 7, 1941 in La Junta, Colorado to John G. and Mary E. (Lindt) Miller and departed this life on Saturday March 17, 2012 at St. Mary Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 70.

            Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband – Robert A. Johnson on June 14, 2002; by her parents, and by three brothers – George Elmer Miller, Johnny J. Miller, and Don Miller; and by two brothers-in-law – Harry Satterfield and Bill Tyree.

            Dorothy is survived by two daughters – Lena (Brian) Shellberg of Lamar and Brenda Herrera (Mark Shellberg) also of Lamar; by three grandchildren – Adrienne, Sasha, and Tand; by two great grandchildren – Arai Warren and Arien Lucero; by one son-in-law – Carlos Herrera of Lamar; by one brother – Walt (Vi) Miller of Palm Springs, CA; by four sisters – Elsie Bevers of North Bend, OR; Mildred Tyree of Pacific, WA; Barbara (J.D.) Wilson of Sheridan Lake, CO; and Rose Satterfield of Collbran, CO; and by three sisters-in-law – Fern Miller of Las Animas; Bonnie Miller of Lamar and Dorrie Miller of Wagoner, OK; also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and a host of friends.

            Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Grace Lutheran Church either direct or in care of the Peacock Funeral Home.

            Funeral services and visitation for Dorothy J. Johnson are under the direction of the Peacock Family, providing our neighbors with four generations of trust and service.  For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at


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