2017-08-03 / Obituaries

Violet Johnson

Violet Sweeney Johnson, 96, of St. Ignace, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017, at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace, following a lingering illness. She had been a resident at Pinecrest Village in Mackinaw City for five years, before moving to Evergreen Living Center. Mrs. Johnson had lived in St. Ignace for more than 20 years.

She was born March 25, 1921, to William and Ada (nee Wiggins) Sweeney in Sterlingville in Pickford Township.

Mrs. Johnson was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. Ignace.

She is survived by a nephew and his family, Dan and Marcia Sweeney of St. Ignace, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Johnson, who died many years ago in Louisiana; a brother, William Sweeney, and two nephews, Bruce Sweeney and Larry Sweeney.

A graveside service will be held at Donaldson Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Dodson Funeral Home of St. Ignace assisted the family with arrangements.

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