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“May the family of find comfort in loving memories, and in knowing that God is "near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: T. Kelly

“Alice, Kurt and all: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Duane did a lot of good work on our house over the years! He was such a nice man. ...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Shawn Rosscup

“Duane was a very kind man who went out of his way to show that kindness to others! We are saddened by his death and send our condolences to you all! ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Amy (Nelson) Knutson

“Alice and family - we send you our love and hugs. We'll miss Duane's soft manner and easy smile. Rest easy and know that you are surrounded by love....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Don & Janet Munn

“We are so sorry to hear of Duane's passing. We are praying that God will hold you in his arms and comfort you. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Rich and Kate Ike

“Kurt & Family,So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and pray that God comforts your hearts and minds with happy memories. Gods peace,...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Becky Riebe

“Aunt Alice and Family, so sorry to hear of Duane's passing. Know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers in the days and weeks ahead. Bill...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Bill and Jann Parker - Billings, MT

“We were so saddened with the loss of Duane, we always enjoyed his company and Paulworked with him on many jobs. I know he will be greatly missed. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Paul and Shirley Gochis


Polson- Duane Thomas Johnson, age 79, of Polson passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Kalispell Regional Hospital of natural causes. He was surrounded by the love of his life Alice, his children, family and friends. Duane was born March 12, 1934 in Regent N.D. to Wayne and Della Johnson. He has lived in Polson most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army in the 82nd Airborne. Duane was a skilled carpenter and craftsman by trade. He was the type to build anything and would never fall apart. Duane loved all sorts of activities, bowling, fishing, hunting, bingo, and playing pinochle with family and friends. Duane is survived by the love of his life of 30 years, Alice, sons; Kurt (Traci), and David (Kim), daughters; Kem (Brad), and Kimberly (Gerald). Ten grandchildren, Brandon, Chase, Hope, Sheldon, Sierra, Brock, Bailee, Nichole, Natasha, and Braelyn; three great-grandchildren, Lyla, Aiden, Alia; sister, Fern; brothers, Gary, and Gene. Duane was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, and two brothers. A viewing for Duane will be held Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Grogan Funeral Home in Polson. A service will be held at Grogan Funeral Home, Friday, May 3rd at 11:00am. Burial will take place after the service at Lake View Cemetery. A reception will take place after the burial at the Polson Senior Center. Duane will be greatly missed by his family and all of his friends.