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Dorothy "Dottie" Johnston

February 8, 1922 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 101) 101 Years Old

Dorothy Johnston Obituary

Dorothy (Wright) Johnston, 101, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at Park West Care Home in Wichita, Kansas. She was born February 8, 1922 in Perryton, Texas to John and Iva Budock; Preceded in death by father and mother, her husbands, John Wright and Bob Johnston; brothers George and Gene; daughters; Mary, Patsy, and son-in-law Charles. She is survived by son Buck (Rose), stepson Jeff (Kathy) Johnston, stepdaughter Vicki (Roger) Aistrup; grandchildren Melea, Charlyn, Bertie, Jenni, Jeff, Katie, Andrew, ten great-grandchildren; and son-in-law, Michael Williams.

Dottie, as everybody knew her, grew up in Perryton, Texas. After graduating high school, she moved to Wichita, Kansas, where she met and married John Wright. Together, they raised 3 children. As her family got older, she had a clothing store, The Family Shop, in Cheney for 30 years. After John passed on in 1979, she met a wonderful man, Bob Johnston. They married July 27, 1984. They merged their families together and shared a good life together until Bob passed in November, 2002.

Dottie volunteered over 4,000 hours of service at Wesley Hospital. She was an avid card player, social bug, and had a lot of special friends that looked out for her in her late years. She will be remembered for being a good friend to many and a wonderful mom and grandma. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with Cheney Library and Good Shepherd Hospice. There will be a service at Wulf-Ast Mortuary Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 in Garden Plain.

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Memorial Service
January 18, 2024

10:30 AM
Wulf - Ast Mortuary - - Garden Plain Chapel


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