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Margaret A Johnson

September 2, 1934 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 85)


Margaret A. Johnson

Age 85, of Canton died Sunday, June 14, 2020 in Aultman Compassionate Care Center following a brief illness. Born September 2, 1934 in Bessemer, Michigan to the late Reino and Tyyne (Niemi) Salonen. She was a Canton, Ohio resident for the past six years prior to which she resided in Michigan. Margaret retired from Blue Cross/Blue Shield with 20 years of service. She was a member of North Industry United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by her husband, Wallace E. Johnson; two brothers, Richard and John Salonen; a sister, Hazel Rouker; a daughter-in-law, Bunnie Johnson. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Jeri Johnson, Dale (Laura Gentiles) Johnson, Bruce and Dianne Johnson; four grandchildren, Kathryn (Ian) Douglas, Kristofer (Kimberly) Johnson, Nickolas (Emily) Johnson, Bryce (Megan Fisher) Johnson; five great grandchildren, Drew, Owen, Tyler, Riley and Melody; one brother, Arne Salonen; one sister, Dorothy Pakonen; several nieces and nephews; and many close dear friends. A private graveside service will take place in Greentown Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Aultman Compassionate Care Center and Hospice Program or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.



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