THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Norah J. Johnson
Norah Jane (Pinegar) Johnson, 80, of Marinette passed away Saturday, May 17 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born Feb. 5, 1934, to Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth G. Pinegar in Marinette, she graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes High School in 1951. She attended Saint Marys of Notre Dame in Indiana and transferred to Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, graduating in 1955.
She enjoyed being a volunteer for over 20 years at BAMC. A parishioner of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Menominee, Mi. and St. Anne Sodality Group, she served as a chairman on the Funeral Team, donating numerous hours for many years.
She was a loving mother, awesome cook, friend and mentor to many, loved her volunteer work, enjoyed laughter with the Bridge Club and often said she was richly blessed with all the family and friends in her life. She will be missed by all that knew her and her dog/buddy, Andy.
She is survived by six children, Mary T. (Randy) Sebero, of Stafford, Va., Kenneth P. (Helen) Johnson, Jennifer I. (Budde) Fifarek, Michael B. (Rhonda) Johnson and Kathleen Johnson, all of Marinette and Christopher K. Johnson, of MaComb, Mi.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Michal J. (Keith) (Pinegar Montague) Bilsland and Mary Jo (Ken) Zilisch.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn N. Johnson, of Marinette; a son, Stephen G. Johnson of Menominee, Mi. and a grandson, Bradley G. Sebero, of Kimball, Mi.
Friends called at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home in Marinette on Tuesday, May 20 at 4 p.m. for a St. Anne Sodality Service with a Rosary and Vigil with Fr. Mark McQuesten presiding. Visitation continued from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. with a Eulogy until 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was held for the repose of her soul at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at Holy Spirit Church with Fr. Mark McQuesten presiding. Funeral guests were invited to a luncheon after the Mass. Burial was in Forest Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested for St. Thomas Aquinas Academy for high school scholarships or to Unity Hospice.