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Obituary for Daniel C. Johnson

Dan Johnson, a former teacher from OHS, recently passed. This article was written by Dan before the 2010 reunion.

After leaving Ondossagon, he moved to Tomahawk, retiring from the Tomahawk school system in 1991. After serving 27 years as a teacher, coach Daniel C. Johnson, of Woodruff, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. He was 80 years old.

Following his essay is his obituary.

MEMORIES OF ONDOSSAGON 
By DAN JOHNSON (Ondossagon, 1961 -1964)

My first formal teaching assignment was a position at Ondossagon High School for the 1961-62 school year. I was assigned three classes of 9th grade English and two classes of beginning Spanish in addition to monitoring a study hall for one hour each day. My contracted yearly salary was $4,400, to be paid in 12 equal monthly payments of $366.66 

Looking back to that distant time, little did I know when I accepted that teaching assignment, my true education was about to begin. That said, despite the many challenges that were associated with my early t…

One of Ashland's murals features Fern "Ma" Hunt. You can find it on the side of the Super H. Thank you to Vicki Koval for the picture.

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