Pauline Johnson-Smith, age 97, of Lapeer, formerly Lake Orion & Davisburg went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 22, 2022 with her loving family beside her.
Pauline was born June 24, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Rudy and Stella [Burde] Radnetter. She married Robert Johnson on November 4, 1943 and together they started a family in Lake Orion, after Robert's death, she later married Lester Smith and they lived in Davisburg for many years. Pauline was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and previously Howarth & Lake Orion United Methodist Church when she lived in Lake Orion. She was a past member of the Order of Eastern Star #46 in Lake Orion, Lake Orion Friends of the Library, and Past President of the Lake Orion General Federation of Women’s Club. Pauline enjoyed her flower gardens, watching birds & wildlife, working on the many puzzles people gave her, golf cart rides in the yard, reading book after book, and playing card games - she almost always won at UNO. She was an amazing mother, grandma, great-grandma, friend, and role model to many. A special thank-you to the hospice nurses that helped us and to the neighbor Dan that was there to help when she fell.
Pauline is survived by her children Robert (Judi) Johnson, Jim (Debbie) Johnson, Jackie Dickinson, Judy (Doug) Smith, grandchildren: Deanna, Stephanie, Derek, Brian, Jennifer, Dan, Nick, Holly, Daniella, and great-grandchildren: Mathew, Sarah, Weston, Griffen, Josh, Aashna, Logan, Caiden, Nathan, Katie, Zachary, Kayla, Emelia, and Eli. She was preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband Robert, 2nd husband Lester, sisters Eva Mae & June, and son-in-law Tom.
Funeral service 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville, where family and friends may visit Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 3:00 PM till 7:00 PM. Reverend Grant Lobb officiating. Interment East Lawn Cemetery - Lake Orion. Memorial contributions in memory of Pauline may be made to any Friends of a Library group or Trinity United Methodist Church. Share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at www.jansenfuneralhome.com
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