106 West Main Street
P.O. Box 146
Phone: 906-475-4631
Fax: 906-475-5561


Friday, January 30th, 1925 - Thursday, January 14th, 2021
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of CONSTANCE JOHNSON, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of CONSTANCE JOHNSON

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

CONSTANCE's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

CONSTANCE's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


Constance Fay ‘Connie’ Johnson, 95, of Negaunee, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, January 14, 2021 at the Eastwood Nursing Center.

Connie was born January 30, 1925 in Ishpeming to Sigurd and Myrtle (Burling) Anderson graduated from Ishpeming High School, Class of 1943 and was a lifelong area resident. She was a loving and devoted homemaker, remarkably noted was her ability to remember all of her family members birthdays and anniversaries. Connie was formerly employed at the HW Gossard Company, sold Avon Cosmetics, and worked in the IGA bakery.

Mrs. Johnson was a member of Mission Covenant Church in Ishpeming, formerly United Evangelical Covenant Church where she was active with the Covenant Women. She was also active in RSVP of Marquette County.

In her spare time, Connie enjoyed knitting and was an avid reader, loved to bake her delicious saffron buns and pasties, and was a fan of the Detroit Tigers.

Surviving are her four sons: Paul LaForest of Detroit and St. Petersburg, FL, Robert (Marlene) Johnson of Henderson, NV, Bruce Johnson of Negaunee and Donald (Julie) Johnson of Ishpeming; seven grandchildren: Regina (Ed) Grube, Michael LaForest, Jaclyn (Mike) Bennet, Ryan (Connie) Johnson, Dennis (Melissa) Allen, Douglas Allen and Tony Wirtanen; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Nancy Asikainen; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Willie LaForest in 1948; husband, Oscar R. Johnson in 1988; a brother, Gordon Anderson; and six sisters: Dorothy Polyniak, Frances Heliste, Hazel Williams, Shirley Rule, Irene Willier and Marian Basal

Memorial services will be held at a later date at Mission Covenant Church. Interment will be in the Negaunee Cemetery.

Connie’s memorial page may be viewed at koskeyfuneralhome.com
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of CONSTANCE FAY "Connie" JOHNSON, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of CONSTANCE FAY "Connie" JOHNSON.


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of CONSTANCE here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of CONSTANCE
0 trees have been planted in memory of CONSTANCE FAY "Connie" JOHNSON

William Jandreau

Posted at 09:21pm
Sorry for your loss, I'll miss talking and getting cards and letters from Connie.
She was my great aunt from my mother side of the family.

William Jandreau
Nancy Gail Jandreau -My mother.

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each