JOHNSON, Marie age 96, of Port Richey, entered into rest on June 30, 2014, at home. The dau-ghter of the late William and Mabel (LaPearl) Strautz, she was born on Dec. 30, 1917 in Northville, MI. She was predeceased in 2000 by her loving husband of over 62 years, Loren Johnson. Marie was a member of Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hudson. Survivors include her son, David Johnson of Westland, MI; her daughter, Kay Jones-Case of Bayonet Point; her sister, Marilyn Larrabee or Leesburg; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 10-11 am, on Wednesday, July 2, at Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12321 Canton Ave., Hudson. Funeral services will follow with the Rev. Dr. T. Kent Fuqua officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Marie's memory may be made to either the building fund or the organ fund for the Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12321 Canton Ave., Hudson, FL 34669. Burial will take place in Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi, MI. Arrangements under care of North Mea-dowlawn Funeral Home, to send a personal condolence, please visit www.northmeadowlawnfuneral.com or call (727)849-9281.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on July 2, 2014