Dean Johnson

Dean Johnson: The Artist and His Apprentice, March 14 - April 11

Dean Johnson's Marilyn Monroe, at left and Michael Dondero's Nate. Dean Johnson: The Artist and His Apprentice will be on exhibit at Suffolk County Community College’s Lyceum Gallery on the Eastern Campus from March 14 through April 11. A public artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, March 31 from 4 - 6 pm.
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Richard “Dick” Dean Johnson

Body Richard “Dick” Dean Johnson passed away on February 8th, 2022, in Branson, Missouri, at the age of 93. Richard grew up in Joplin, Missouri, and enlisted with the United States Marine Corp in 1948 and fought in the Chosin Battle of the Korean War in the Winter of 1950. He was one of only 15 survivors in his company of 255 marines, who were cut off by the Chinese Military in the northern region of Korea, near the Chosin reservoir. This epic battle, in which the UN forces totaling 30,000 troops were substantially outnumbered by 120,000 Chinese troops but fought their way south to a secured area for evacuation by sea after surviving 3 grueling weeks in the Mountains of North Korea with temperatures as cold as -38F. Richard was recently acknowledged for his participation in the Korean War Chosin Battle and one of few survivors, by Missouri State and Federal Congressional members with presentations in Branson, Missouri. (See more info on this in the Jan 14, 2022, edition of the Branson Globe newspaper). In addition, the Mayor of Branson, Missouri, proclaimed January 20th as Richard D. Johnson Day to acknowledge Richard’s service and loyalty to our country.
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Richard “Dick” Dean Johnson

No formal services are planned at this time for Richard “Dick” Dean Johnson, 93, of Branson, Mo. He died on Feb. 8th, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Jacquie, daughter, Jody Godfrey of Branson, Mo., sons,Douglas (Elizabeth) Johnson of Fallbrook, Calif., Gary Johnson of Palm Springs, Calif.

Semi Driver Dean Johnson Killed In I-94 Crash In St. Michael, State Patrol Says

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 62-year-old semi-truck driver from Maple Grove was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon in the northwest metro. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just before 1 p.m. on westbound Interstate 94 at Highway 241 in St. Michael. The semi rear-ended an SUV, and then struck an off-ramp barrier and rolled. Investigators say the driver wasn’t wearing a seat belt. He was identified as Dean Patrick Johnson, of Maple Grove. The driver of the SUV, a 37-year-old Fargo woman, wasn’t hurt. The identity of the semi driver hasn’t been released. The state patrol is still investigating.   More On Tallest Trooper Ever To Serve Among Those Added To Minnesota State Patrol’s Ranks After WCCO’s Eye-Opening Ride Along With Minneapolis Sergeant, Both Sides Of Policing Debate Give Very Different Takes ‘Best Small Cities In America’: 2 Minnesota Communities Make The Top 50 List Buffalo Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 18-Month-Old