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Karen Lee (Hill) Johnson

July 23, 1943 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 78)


Karen L. Johnson, age 78 of Cosby, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Tennova Newport Medical Center.

Karen loved her family, with particular fondness for her grandchildren and great-grandchild. An avid reader, Karen also loved books and stories. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Born in Escanaba, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Edward & Sylvia Hill. She is survived by her husband of nearly 58 years, Donald; daughter, Dawn Marie; grandchildren, Stefanie (Dave) & Josef (Melissa); great-grandson, Jordan, all of Wisconsin; and brother, Jerry (Jackie) of Wyandotte, Michigan; as well as a number of extended family members and friends.

Per her request, Karen was cremated with no services planned at this time. Meanwhile, her memory will be forever cherished by those who knew her. In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged to be made to the local humane society, or other such charity of your choice.

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