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Vicky Diane Johnson


Died Thursday, July 24 at Hospice of Lansing's Stoneleigh Residence in Lansing, Michigan at the age of 71. She was born in Midland, September 7, 1942 to Cliff and Arleu Abbey. Vicky grew up in Lakeview and graduated in the Class of 1960 from Lakeview High School.

She is predeceased by her parents, brother Bud Abbey, brother-in-law Bud Smith, sister Eris Smith, daughter-in-law Peggy Johnson, and sisters-in-law Ruth Abbey, Edna Abbey and Shirley Martin.

She is survived by her husband Darwin; sons Hans (Diane) of Orlando, Fl, Todd of Williamston, and Fletcher (Nancy) of Rockford; daughter Lori (Jeff) Weiner of Farmington Hills; seven grandchildren; brother Alger Abbey of Lakeview; sister Gwen (David) Bale of Holland; sister-in-law Mary Abbey of Traverse City and aunt Valdeen Dull of Houghton Lake; also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Vicky was a long standing member of UCC Haslett Community Church and sang in the choir many years. She loved to garden, play cards, hold family get-togethers and dote on her grandchildren. She was a fan of MSU sports and was employed at Norm Kessel Florists for over 17 years in East Lansing.

A funeral service celebrating Vicky's life will be held Monday, July 28, 1 pm at Haslett Community Church, 1427 Haslett Road, Haslett, MI with the Rev. Kurt Kirchoff officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday, July 27, 5-8 pm at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 East Grand River Ave., East Lansing. Memorial contributions may be made to the church, Hospice of Lansing, Stoneleigh Residence 4052 Legacy Parkway, Ste, 200, Lansing, MI 48911, or the , 1755 Abbey Road, East Lansing, MI 48823.

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing. On line condolences may be made at

Published in Lansing State Journal on July 27, 2014
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