Johnson, Mary L.

Mary Louise Johnson, 88, passed away at her home in Gaylord on Sunday, February 11, 2018.  Mary was born and raised in Detroit, the daughter of Victor and Helen Washburn.  She married Merl Ervin Johnson on November 6, 1948.

Mary is survived by their 3 children, Bill, Nancy and Paul and their spouses; two grandchildren, Alicia and Lisa; three great grandchildren, Layne, Elizabeth and Lyla; her brother, John and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Merl, her father and mother, her sister, Dorothy; her brother, David and her grandson, Cary.

Mary worked twenty years at Gaylord State Bank.  Mary and her husband Merl volunteered at the Food Pantry and Historical Society.  They were active members of the First United Methodist Church in Gaylord and services will be announced at a later date.

Contributions in honor of Mary Johnson may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Gaylord.

Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.

5 Comments

  1. Karen (McPherson) Massey February 13, 2018 at 9:17 am - Reply

    Prayers to Mary’s family. She will be missed at our Washburn Reunion’s. She was a wonderful person. Rest in peace Mary.

  2. Patricia Bordner February 13, 2018 at 4:56 pm - Reply

    So sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. She was a wonderful lady, and I knew her for years. She will be greatly missed, loved you Mary. Pat Bordner.

  3. Kenneth Bur Titusville, Fl. February 13, 2018 at 5:54 pm - Reply

    To Mary’s family, I have known your mother for 50 years, she was a great person. My deepest condolence to the family. Mary will be missed, prayers for the family.

  4. Diane L Rice February 13, 2018 at 6:41 pm - Reply

    My prayers and positive thoughts go out to Mary’s family. I will miss seeing Mary each summer for the Washburn Reunion. She will be greatly missed, but fondly remembered. Cousin, Tim & Diane (Washburn) Rice

  5. Helen Schumaker February 17, 2018 at 3:35 pm - Reply

    My heartfelt prayers and condolences go out to cousins Bill, Nancy, and Paul for the loss of their mother and also to Uncle John whom is the brother of Mary. So sorry for you loss and she will be sorely missed! With love, Helen and Dale Schumaker

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