THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Yvonne M. Johnson
Issue Date: March 22, 2017
Yvonne Marie (Tharp) Johnson, 66, of Stephenson, Mi., passed away Monday, March 20 at Bay Area Medical Center with family by her side.
Born Dec. 27, 1950 in Daggett, Mi., to Ralph and Esther (Leanna) Tharp, she graduated from Stephenson High School and married James Johnson on April 26, 1969 at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Stephenson. She worked for 12 years at Stephenson Family Restaurant and 20 years at Stephenson Gambles Store. A people person, she loved working with the public and will be missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, James of Stephenson; two sons, James (Melissa) and Dan (Stacey); six grandchildren; two sisters, Diana Carriveau of Green Bay and Judith Copeland of Menominee, Mi.; four brothers, Dennis (Vicky) Tharp, Ronnie (Penny) Tharp and Jimmy (Linda) Tharp, all of Wallace, Mi. and Calvin (Kathy) Tharp of Menominee, Mi. and many nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Jeannie Krol and Esther "Bobby" Herscha and two brothers, Louis and Gary Tharp.
Per her wishes, no formal services will be held. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home of Stephenson is assisting the family with arrangements.