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Obituary: Kathleen M. Johnson

As received from the  Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes:


Kathleen (Kathy) M. Johnson 74, a resident of Hancock, passed away Thursday morning June 18, 2020, at the Omega House in Houghton following a battle with cancer.

She was born on November 1, 1945, in Hancock a daughter of the late Lawrence Sr. and Elmira Peltier. Kathy was raised in Hancock and was a graduate of the Hancock High School with the class of 1964.

Ms. Johnson had worked at a variety of job before beginning a career as a personal banker for D&N Bank in Hancock retiring after 32 years of service.

Kathy was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church of Hancock where she was active as an Usher, Altar Guild and helped with the Food Pantry. She also was active with the Hancock DDA for 22 years, was on the Hancock Housing Commission board, helped with Big Brother Big Sisters and was an avid bowler in league for many years. She also enjoyed reading and cooking in her free time.

Preceding her in death were her son Joseph Johnson, her parents, her sisters Theresa Mikkola, Leona Peltier and Patricia Barroga and her brother Hubert.

Surviving are:
Her children:
Paul (Meegan) Johnson of Maple Grove, MN
Wendy (James Wakeham) Johnson of Hancock
Her grandchildren:
Michael Johnson, Daryl Paavo, Samantha Heider, Kelsey Roytio, and Peyton Johnson
Her great grandchildren:
Tucker, Tanner, Brylee, Kyia, Killian, Kane and Micha
Her brothers and sisters:
Francis Peltier of Hobart, IN
Irene Edgar of Hancock
Robert (Marian) Peltier of Dollar Bay
Doris Peltier of Ripon, WI
George Peltier of Houghton
Her brother-in-law: James Barroga of Hancock
Special nieces: Carol Peterson of Hancock
Gina (Don) Hill of Hancock
Marsha (Jeff) Hill of South Range
Several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

A private funeral service for Kathy will be held at a later date of the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church of Hancock. Interment will be in the Gloria Dei Columbarium.

Friends may call on Monday June 22, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family suggests that memorials be given to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church or the Omega House in memory of Kathleen M. Johnson.

To view Kathy’s obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net.

The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock have been assisting the family with the arrangements.

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