Janette May (Saunders) Johnson (1929 - 2017)

Obituary
The Guest Book is expired.

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Janette May Johnson passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 at the age of 87 in Riverside, Calif., peacefully surrounded by her family and friends after a long illness.
Janette is preceded in death by her parents Harold and Marion Saunders of Independence, Iowa; sister Nona; daughter Ann; and son Daniel. She is survived by her life partner Ted Martin, Riverside, Calif.; brother; Harold Saunders of Le Claire, Iowa; daughter Patricia Holmes; son William Johnson of Riverside; three grandsons: John Holmes, Christopher Johnson, and Jared Johnson; and a great granddaughter, Kristin Holmes.
She was born Aug 1, 1929 in Flint, Mich., then moved to Independence, Iowa in 1944 at the age of 15. She graduated from Independence High School in 1948. She married Orville Johnson in 1949, then moved to California with her family in 1955. She worked as a bookkeeper for Tri-County (a Carpet & Flooring Company) from where she retired.
She loved to work in her yard planting flowers and would spend hours sitting on her patio reading a book enjoying being outdoors. She also enjoyed sewing and crafts and loved going camping and fishing with her family.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend who will be missed immensely.
Services are pending.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Feb. 22 to Mar. 1, 2017