John was born January 18, 1938, Wykeham Township, Todd County, to Frank Raymond and Lillian E. Dorman. John went to Eagle Bend High School. John was married to Janis Ellig in 1962. He spent his working career as a machinist, welder, and farming.
John enjoyed music. He taught himself to play the violin, mandolin, guitar, banjo-tar, and bass guitar. John used his musical talent to play in a band the “Recently Younger Band”. The group played locally for weddings, senior centers and at local events.
John is survived by his children: John Jr. ( Juanita) Dorman of Detroit Lakes, Julie Logering of Pierz, David (Misty) Dorman of Garfield, Michael (Theresa) Dorman of Browerville, William (Alisha) Dorman of Eagle Bend, and Dawn (Bob) Guymer of Bellevue, WA.; 15 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren ; sibling Sharon Olson.
John is preceded in death by his parents, baby sister and his brother Frank.
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