Dorothy I. Johnston, 86, of Hastings, formerly of North Platte, passed away June 14, 2013 at Hastings. She was born May 16, 1927 to Richard and Sedona (Kelso) Jensen at Elk Point, South Dakota. Dorothy was united in marriage Aug. 10, 1945 to Ronald C. Johnston at Oberlin, KS. They were married for almost 65 years before Ron’s passing in April of 2010. She is survived by her daughter, Ronda (Tom) Rosenua of Hastings; her son, Kenneth B. Johnston of Hastings; grandchildren, Dawn Horn, Kent and Gina Lindenmath, Kenny Jr. Johnston, and Cynthia and Reanna Johnston; great grandchildren, Domonique “Nique” Fisher, Shakira and Christopher, Jr. Horn, James Swanson and Austyn Lindenmath; her brother, Elwood “Red” (Millie) Jensen of Ogallala; Lori Edwards; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ronald; siblings, Anna Steck, Alfred Jensen, Mary O’Dell, Ines Bedford; sons, Raymond and Russell “Rusty” Johnston; infant children, Ronald Dean, Dorothy Ellen, Verna Ilene, Gary Lynn, Elaine Diane and Dale Leon; grandchildren, Kyle Johnston, and Eric and Dianna Lindenmath. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. A Celebration of Life will be Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.