Joyce M. Johnson

Birth: July 20th, 1926
Death: April 19th, 2017
Age: 90 years
Residence:Birch Run

JOHNSON, JOYCE M. – of Birch Run, age 90, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 1PM Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church, 8101 Poellet St., in Birch Run. Pastor Steve Abend officiating. Burial in Birch Run Township Cemetery. Family will receive visitors at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Birch Run on Friday and Saturday from 4PM until 8PM and at the church on Sunday from 12PM until the time of service at 1PM. Contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church.

Joyce was born July 20, 1926 in Birch Run Twp., Michigan to the late Ruthford and Phyllis (Reed) Rottiers. She married Harry “Mel” Johnson on July 31, 1948 in Birch Run. Joyce was an office manager for Vocational Rehabilitation with the State of Michigan for 38 years before retiring in 1984. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. Joyce enjoyed knitting and bowling. Above all, she loved spending time with her family.

Surviving are: Husband, Mel Johnson of Birch Run; Goddaughters: Kathleen Fischer, and Jessica Rottiers; Many nieces, nephews, other loving family members and friends. Joyce was also preceded in death by: Sister, Noreen Fischer; Brothers: Robert and Wallace Rottiers, and stepfather, James P. Walsh. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at


O’Guinn Family Funeral Home

Birch Run Chapel


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