MARQUETTE, Mich. - Larry James Johnson, age 69, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday afternoon, October 16, 2012, at Marquette General Hospital.
Larry was born August 17, 1943, in Marquette, the son of Vaino and Beatrice (Connors) Johnson, was a lifelong Marquette resident, and attended Northern Michigan University for a time. During his early years, Larry enjoyed cooking and was an especially talented baker. He was a fan of both the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions and loved to watch old westerns.
Larry is survived by his sister, DiAnne (Nick) Linna of Ishpeming; niece, Danielle Linna of Milwaukee, WI; and nephew, Nick Linna Jr. of Ishpeming; and several cousins. Larry was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside inurnment services will be held at the Park Cemetery, Marquette, on Friday, October 19, at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Leon Jarvis, Marquette General Hospital chaplain, presiding.
The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at www.fassbenderfuneralhome.com