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Published August 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Douglas G. Johansen

Douglas G. Johansen, age 84, passed away on Saturday, August 16th at his home in Fargo, North Dakota surrounded by family. Douglas was born on January 17, 1929 in Edinburg, ND to Henry and Frances (Murphy) Johansen. He graduated from Edinburg High School with the class of 1946. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Douglas went on to earn a bachelors’ degree from NDSU. He then attended the University of Wisconsin for his masters’ degree in Plant Pathology. While attending, Doug met his future wife, a fellow master’s degree student, Dorothy A. Layton. They were married in 1956.

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