Dennis H. Johnson
Feb. 3, 1943 – July 25, 2020
Dennis H. Johnson, 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 received friends beginning at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, at Porter Loring Mortuary North.
A Rosary was held on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 at 6 p.m. Porter Loring North Chapel. Mass was held on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Shrine of St. Padre Pio Catholic Church, 3843 Bulverde Parkway. 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 michaeljfox.org/donate
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Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 North Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, Texas, 78232 at 210-495-8221.