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JOHNSON, Ann Jun 12, 1959 – Apr 9, 2019

THOMPSONVILLE [mdash] Ann Marie Johnson, of Thompsonville, died suddenly on April 9, 2019. Born June 12, 1959 in Ann Arbor, she the daughter of Fred J. Johnson and Lola Johnson Lung.
She was a 1977 graduate of Lincoln Consolidated High School in Ypsilanti. She attended Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti and earned a nursing degree from Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City.
Ann was an avid outdoors woman and lover of nature. She enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, gardening and vacationing in Grand Marais.
She prided herself on developing a beautiful flower garden each year that attracted a variety of wildlife, especially hummingbirds – her favorite! She was a creative soul and had a variety of hobbies throughout her life – music, dance, singing, guitar, violin, photography and stained glass.
Ann was generous and loving and showered her family and friends with affection but also had a competitive side that earned her a championship title in arm wrestling!
As a nurse and caregiver, she was attentive and caring to all of her patients and made it a point to get to know each of them to provide the best care.
Ann is survived by her daughter, Jodi (Brendan) Bohnhorst; grandson, Oliver; stepdaughter, Andrea Griffin; mother, Lola Lung; sisters, Sandra (Ed) Scarbrough and Joyce (Tim) Antel; special friend, David Childs; stepsisters, Kim (Joe) Flees, Michelle (Perry) Tiernan and Deborah Lung Canfield; stepbrother, Larry (Tammy) Lung Jr.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ann was preceded in death by her father, Fred J. Johnson; husband, RG Griffin; and stepfather, Larry E. Lung.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 1 p.m., at the Honor Congregational Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice in memory of Ann.
Jowett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Benzonia is handling the arrangements.

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