Lloyd K. Johnson

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MANISTIQUE — Lloyd K. Johnson, 90, of 1060N McKilligan Subdivision, Manistique, Mich., died Feb. 1, 2018, at his home in Hiawatha Township.

He was born June 10, 1927, in Paw Paw, Mich., the son of Ralph and Pluma (Bellows) Johnson and was a graduate of Manistique High School. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy with the 75th Bombing Squadron aboard the USS Roosevelt aircraft carrier.

On Oct. 28, 1950, he married the former Carole L. Hubble in Manistique. They made their home and raised their family in Manistique.

Lloyd was self-employed as a general contractor/carpenter owning and operating Johnson Construction in Manistique. He built several homes and completed many remodeling projects in the Manistique area throughout the years.

He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Manistique and the Manistique Rifle and Pistol Club. He enjoyed shooting, hunting, fishing at his cabin on Murphy Lake, golfing, and spending time with his grandchildren. Following his retirement in 1990, he loved working in his shop making specialty items for others. He was also able to enjoy fruit, vegetable, and flower gardening. He also liked following the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Tigers.

Lloyd is survived by his wife, Carole L. Johnson of Manistique; sons, David R. Johnson of Manistique and Robert (Ann) Johnson of Manistique; grandchildren, Nicholas, Ryan, Jessica and Brad Johnson; his in-laws, Allen and Ann Hubble of Manistique, Donna Walker of Manistique, and Myrna Hubble of Manistique; along with nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Karen Sue Johnson; and his sisters, Betty DeWitt and Eth Cleveland; and several in-laws.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Friday Feb. 9, at the Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. A memorial service will follow at noon at the funeral home with Rev. Terry Frankenstein officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Zion Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be directed to the Meals on Wheels program, to the Eva Burrell Animal Shelter, or to the Zion Lutheran Church.