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Martha Johnson – Obituary
Martha Susan (Dowell) Johnson passed away on July 28, 2020 at the age of 77. She was born January 13, 1943 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Walter E. Dowell and Rhea Hannah Pauline Dowell. Martha moved to Lansing in 1963 and from that point forward, considered it her hometown. Martha taught voice and choir for many years and loved singing everywhere and anytime, but especially at Lansing Seventh-day Adventist Church, where she was a member. She loved Jesus and knew He died for her. She also worked as a salad chef at the Lansing Country Club, a clerk at Knapp’s Department Store, and as a US postal worker. Martha loved collecting antiques and recipe books. She adored visiting family, especially spending time with and loving her grandchildren. Martha cared deeply about environmental issues. Martha is described by others as a ‘sweet lady’ and will be remembered as having a positive attitude in the face of adversity.