Cover photo for Diane Johnson's Obituary
Diane Johnson Profile Photo
1945 Diane 2023

Diane Johnson

January 19, 1945 — February 22, 2023

Diane Johnson age 78 of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at Addington Place in Fairfield.

Diane was born January 19, 1945, in Fairfield, IA to Floyd and Maxine (Allison) Cole.  she married Richard Johnson on October 16, 1966.  They celebrated 56 years of marriage before he passed away on January 8, 2023.

Diane lived in the Fairfield area all her life.  Some of her places of employment were Coles Grocery, First National Bank, Fairfield Credit Union and Chapel Studios.  She and Dick enjoyed watching NASACAR, reading, following Iowa sports, traveling and sitting on the porch swing.  Most important was her family.  Diane and Dick loved following their children and grandchildren’s activities.

Diane will be missed by her two children, Sherry (Chad) Bemis of Packwood and Ron (Traci) Johnson of Simpsonville, SC; 6 grandchildren, Tyler (Claire) Johnson, Brooke Johnson, Parker Johnson, Emily (fiancé Turner Howard) Bemis, Madison Bemis and Cade Bemis; and her sister, Cathy (John) Gevock.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Maxine; husband, Dick Johnson; and her brother, Jerry Cole.

A graveside celebration of life service for both Dick and Diane will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 20, 2023 at Evergreen Cemetery with Pastor Danny Cary officiating.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Diane Johnson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Memorial Service

Monday, March 20, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 92

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree