|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1925|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 2012|
Virginia Mae Johnson, of Cadillac, Michigan, died Thursday, September 27, 2012, at The Lakeview in Cadillac. She was 87 years old.
Virginia was born on August 9, 1925, in Bedford, Indiana, to Otis and Cleo (Williams) Dowling. She married Phillip Lowell Johnson on April 20, 1946, in Marion, Ind., and he preceded her in death on March 18, 1982.
She graduated from Marion High School in Marion, Ind., and lived there many years until moving to Owosso, Mich., in 1962. In 1971, she moved to Cadillac, where she lived out her life. Mrs. Johnson had been employed at the Mitchell Corporation in Owosso and in Cadillac and had also worked at the U.S. Forest Service in Cadillac. Virginia was a member of First Baptist Church in Cadillac and loved being with her family. She enjoyed embroidery and cross-country skiing with her husband.
Survivors include her daughter, Carol (Allen) Dumond of Cadillac; her son, Jay Johnson of Mancelona; granddaughters, Alanna Dumond, and Katy (Harold) Danford; and great-grandson, Landyn Danford.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Dowling, and sisters, Louise Smoot, and Margaret Hazel.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Cadillac, with the Rev. Mike Stambaugh officiating. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac.
Friends may meet the family Sunday, September 30, 2012, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Peterson Funeral Home in Cadillac. For a more lasting memorial, you are asked to consider contributions to Hospice of Michigan or to The Lakeview.
An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com .
Glenn Otis Dowling (1888 - 1949)
Cleo Williams Dowling (1883 - 1949)
Phillip Lowell Johnson (1923 - 1982)
Wendell Dowling (1908 - 1908)*
Harold Dowling (1909 - 1909)*
Otis Glenn Dowling (1912 - 1912)*
Louise Dowling Smoot (1915 - 1985)*
Margaret J. Dowling Hazel (1917 - 1991)*
Wayne Vernon Dowling (1920 - 1962)*
Ruby Mildred Dowling (1920 - 1921)*
Virginia Mae Dowling Johnson (1925 - 2012)
Maple Hill Cemetery
Plot: Block 13 North Row 3 Sp 022
Created by: Elizabeth & Ron
Record added: Sep 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97900757