Stella M. Johnson, age 72, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 10, 2018, at Marquette General Hospital, in Marquette.
Stella was born on April 6, 1946, in Stonington, the daughter of Albert and Katherine (Stone) Nelson. She was raised in Escanaba and graduated from Escanaba High School. Stella worked at the Flap Jack Shack and later for Nu-Way Cleaners in Escanaba. She enjoyed sewing, rummage sales and riding her moped.
Stella is survived by:
Daughters: Tina (Dave) Vanderlinden
Brenda (Bob) St. Germain
Sisters: Harriet Peterson
Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and nieces, nephews, cousins and 2 additional daughters.
In addition to her parents, Albert and Katherine, Stella was preceded in death by:
Brothers: Curtis, Albert Jr. and Brian Nelson
Sisters: Alberta, Arlene, Loretta, Rowena, Mona and Dolly Ann
Family will receive friends on Saturday, from 1:00PM to 2:00PM, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Closing prayers and a time of sharing will follow visiting hours, at 2:00PM, with luncheon following at the Gladstone American Legion August Mattson Post #71 from 3:00PM to 4:00PM (Food dishes may be dropped off at the Legion either Friday evening or Saturday after 12:00PM). The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements.