THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Carolyn M. Johnson
Issue Date: April 18, 2013
Carolyn M. Johnson, 87, of Menominee, Mich. passed away on Tuesday, April 9 at Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette surrounded by her family.
The former Carolyn Dungan was born on Nov. 24, 1925 in Cando, N.D. to the late Merle and Amanda (Nordlund) Dungan. On Aug. 23, 1947 she married Robert E. Johnson at Menominee Covenant Church, a marriage that remained strong and faithful for 65 years. She earned a teacher 's certificate from North Park University and taught at Hamilton School in Menominee. She later became the secretary at Central Elementary School for 20 years, retiring in 1984. She and her husband enjoyed wintering in Florida for 17 years. She had a deep love for her family and was very passionate about her grandchildren. She was a faithful member of the Community Covenant Church and had a love for music.
Survivors include her husband, Bob; three sons, Bob, jr. (Sue) of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., Bruce (Chris) of Wauwatosa and Brian (Cindy) of Pleasant Prairie; a daughter, Becky (Bosko) Djurickovic of Pleasant Prairie; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister and best friend, Betty (Roy) Salewsky of Menominee and a nephew.
Family and friends called at Community Covenant Church, Menominee on Saturday, April 13 from 9:30 a.m. until time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. Rev. Tom Lach officiated and burial was in Riverside Cemetery. Anderson Kell Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. A memorial fund has been established in her name for the music department at Community Covenant Church.