Harold F. “Dee” Johnson 88, of Durand, IL died at 6:15 pm Friday June 14, 2013 in Medina Nursing Center after a brief illness. \r\r\n\r\r\n He was born September 16, 1924 in Durand, IL the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Mary (Erickson) Johnson. He graduated from Durand High School class of 1942; enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving in WW II in the South Pacific for 3 years. Married to the former Reva J. Bliss in Durand, IL on May 11, 1946. Harold farmed the family farm all of his life. \r\r\n\r\r\n Attended Durand United Methodist Church; member of Durand American Legion Gold Star Post #676; VFW; Winnebago County Farm Bureau. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include wife Reva; daughter Diana (Larry ) Prevett; son Steve (Deb) Johnson; daughter in law Kathy Johnson all of Durand, IL; Grandchildren Jon, Ben, Dan (Georgiena) Prevett, Mike, Luke (Lena), Paul Johnson, Julie (Jim) Zielinski, Shane (Wendy) Johnson, Stacy (Dan) Pitman, Derek (Carrie) Johnson. Several great and great great grandchildren; Brother Ray (Fran) Johnson of Brodhead, WI, sister in law Evelyn Johnson of Durand, IL; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents, son James, one great grandchild, 2 brothers Glen “Putter” and Walter Johnson. \r\r\n\r\r\n A visitation will be held at the McCorkle Funeral Home – Durand Chapel 101 Main St. Durand, IL on Tuesday June 18, from 4:00 pm to 7:00pm. Private family funeral ceremonies to be held. Final resting place will be Durand Township Cemetery. \r\r\n\r\r\n A memorial is being established.