Ankeny Funeral Home & Crematory

1510 West First Street, Ankeny, IA


Donald Eugene Johansen

March 23, 1954June 11, 2019

Donald Johansen, 65, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines, from complications after a recent surgery. Funeral services are pending at this time.

Donald was born in Davenport, Iowa, to Harvey F. and Barbara L. Johansen on March 23, 1954. He graduated from Davenport Central High School in 1972, and was a member of the Order of DeMolay.

He was a resident of Davenport, having enjoyed living in the same neighborhood for over 60 years with many lifelong caring neighbors and friends. He recently moved to Edencrest at Siena Hills Retirement Community in Ankeny, IA to be closer to his sisters and family. Don was previously employed by V.J. Neu Oldsmobile in Davenport and Carquest Auto Parts in Bettendorf. He was an avid car collector, having shown his cars in many national competitions throughout the US, and also lifetime member of Oldsmobile Club of America.

Donald is survived by his two sisters, Susan (Stephen) Waters and Carol Prochnow, both of Ankeny; aunt, Ann Johansen; cousin, Tim (Claire) Johansen of Bettendorf; niece, Lindsay Waters of Ankeny and nephews, Adam Waters, Cameron Prochnow, both of Ankeny and Corey (Shelby) Prochnow of Meridian, ID.

Donald is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey F. and Barbara L. Johansen.

Online condolences may be made at www.AnkenyFuneralHome.com

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a contribution to your preferred charity or to the Shriners Hospital for Children in St Louis in his name.

Shriners Hospital for Children-St Louis Attn: Development Office 4400 Clayton Ave St Louis, MO 63110


  • Shriners Hospital for Children-St Louis


  • No services are scheduled at this time.


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Terry Wilson

June 14, 2019

So sorry, such a sweet kind soul.

Richard Peek

June 14, 2019

I went to high school with Don and was fortunate to run into him either through his work or at car shows. Always enjoyed visiting with him and feel privileged to have known him. Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. I will always treasure my visits with Don.


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