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Sara Winifred (Cunningham) Johnston

May 21, 1923 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 97)


     Sara Winifred Johnston, age 97, of St. Louis, MI, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020, at Schnepp Health Care Center, St. Louis, MI.

     Cremation will take place and a Service will be held at a later date. Burial will take place at Union Cemetery Battle Creek, NE.

   Sarah was born in Plainview, Nebraska on May 21, 1923, the daughter Leslie and Jessie (Leap) Cunningham. Sara married William Francis Johnston on May 25, 1943 in Meadow Grove NE. She was a homemaker and resided most of her life in Nebraska. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, St. Louis, MI.

   She is survived by her son Gordon and Cindy Johnston of Key West, FL; grandchildren: Jill Johnston of Los Angeles, CA; Emily Johnston of Key West, FL; great-grandchildren Maya Davis and Eliana Davis and niece Linda and Vernon Recker of St. Louis, MI.  Sara was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Judy Schacher and her son Dwight Johnston.

     Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, St. Louis, MI. Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, Michigan.

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