Louise Johnson

25 March, 19475 October, 2020
Obituary of Louise Johnson
Louise Johnson, age 73, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Johnson and her parents Edrie “Pat” and Duane Patterson. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Robert (Carrie Rose) Fish, Kari (Thad) Smith; stepsons Aaron (Jennifer) Johnson, Adam Johnson; grandchildren Sienna, Ethan; sister, Shirley (Phil) Shippy; brothers Duane Jr. (Linda) Patterson and Leon “Kim” (Jill) Patterson; sister-in-law, Gloria (Bob) Schneider; and many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Louise loved to knit and sew - making mittens, slippers, blankets, and sewing her kids' Halloween costumes. She loved to bake - she was known for making custom birthday cakes for her children's birthdays. She loved going to the beach. Louise was most known for her love for others. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 9408 Wilson Ave. SW, Byron Center, MI 49315. Louise will be laid to rest at Rosedale Memorial Park. In memory of Louise and in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Emmanuel Hospice or The Greater Grand Rapids Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at

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  • Robert Fish (Carrie Rose) Son
  • Kari Smith (Thad) Daughter
  • Sienna Grandchild
  • Ethan Grandchild
  • Shirley Shippy (Phil) Sister
  • Duane Patterson Jr. (Linda) Brother
  • Lean "Kim" Patterson (Jill) Brother

  • Emmanuel Hospice 401 Hall St. SW #263, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
  • Alzheimer's Association

Past Services

Saturday, 24 October, 2020

Memorial Service