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Lois Elizabeth (Shumsky) Johnson

May 17, 1927 — October 19, 2023

Elsie

 

     Lois Elizabeth Johnson, age 96, of Elsie, MI, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2023, at Hospice House of Shiawassee County, Owosso, MI.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, Michigan at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 22, 2023, with Pastor Judy Hazle officiating. Burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Ludington, Michigan. Visitation will be held on Sunday at 11:00 A.M. until the time of service at the funeral home.  A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, October 23, 2023, at 12:00 P.M. noon at Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, Michigan.

     Lois was born in Suttons Bay, Michigan on May 17, 1927, the daughter of Martin and Beatrice (Hulet) Shumsky. She graduated from Ludington High School.  On June 29, 1946, she married LeRoy Johnson in Ludington, Michigan. LeRoy passed away on June 26, 1995.

     She was a homemaker, who enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and canning. Lois enjoyed sitting on her porch watching traffic in Elsie and speaking to everyone that went to the post office. 

     She is survived by her children: Pattie and Gary Vandervest of Florida; son and caregiver of nine years Brett Johnson of Elsie, Michigan; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister Connie and Marvin Coker; stepsister Sally and Jerry Skiver; stepbrother Danny and Sandy Bentz. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband LeRoy, one son Terry and Faye Johnson, one sister Shirley Beimer, and one brother Martin Shumsky.

     Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, Michigan.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, October 22, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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Funeral Service

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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Burial

Monday, October 23, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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