2013-03-28 / Obituaries

Gerald A. Johnson

Gerald A. Johnson, 76, St. Helen, died March 28, 2013, at his home.

A service was held April 1 at Lake St. Helen Baptist Church, St. Helen, with Pastor Roger Green officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home, St. Helen, handled arrangements.

He was born April 8, 1936, in Detroit to George and Dorothy (Allen) Johnson. He had lived in St. Helen since1989, having moved from Clio. He was a member of Lake St. Helen Baptist Church and served as a volunteer for Hospice of Helping Hands in West Branch. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Preceding Mr. Johnson in death were his wife, Barbara, in 2012; son, Allen Johnson in 2012; and his parents.

Surviving are his daughters, Susan Smagacz of Sterling Heights and Brenda (Michael) Soyring of Magnolia, TX; grandchildren, Shayla, Emily, Ryan, Ashley, Aric and Jared; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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