Donna Lee Johnson (Barkdull)
May 16, 1931 ~ May 9, 2019
Donna Johnson, born May 16th, 1931, passed away peacefully in the care of Carson Valley Senior Living Memory Care and Infinity Hospice on May 9th, 2019.
Donna was born in Kaysville, UT and raised on the Spanish Ranch near Elko, NV by her parents Claude and Frances Barkdull.
In 1960, Donna and her two children, Claudia Westman and Dan Westman moved from Elko, NV to Stockton, CA where Donna became a beautician. After several years in the cosmetology field, Donna sold her beauty salon and went to work for the Federal Government - eventually retiring from Federal service in 1993.
Donna married Jasper and moved to Gardnerville, NV with her son, Dan and his family in 2006. They enjoyed three years together in Gardnerville before Jasper
passed away in 2009. Donna remained
there until her passing in 2019.
Donna was happiest in the country, whether riding her horse in younger days or working in her flower garden. She was a very talented artist/crafter and an excellent cook.
Donna is preceded in death by her parents, her older brother Keith Barkdull, and her husband Jasper.
She is survived by her children Dan Westman and Claudia Westman, her younger brother Carl Barkdull (Kris), three grandchildren - Annette, Justin, and Drucilla and two great grandchildren - Ila and Waylon.
At Donna's request there will be no services and her ashes will be scattered in the mountains overlooking the beautiful Carson Valley.