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Leslie "Jim" James Johnson

February 5, 1942 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Leslie "Jim" Johnson Obituary

Leslie “Jim” James Johnson, age 82 of Fremont, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at the Corewell Butterworth Campus in Grand Rapids.  Jim was born on February 5, 1942 in Grant to Herbert B. and Lena J. (Cook) Johnson and graduated from Fremont High School in1961.  Jim married his high school sweetheart, Ruth Ann Hoffman on August 26, 1961 in Fremont and they have been lifelong residents of Fremont.  Jim had worked at Deur Speet Motors as a mechanic and later retired from Automatic Spring in Grand Haven as a machinist.  Jim, however, spent his entire lifetime repairing cars and lawn tractors at his home.  Jim loved working on tractors, fishing, woodworking and building furniture, had served on the Fremont Fire Department for over 25 years and was a member of Inspire Church in Fremont.  Jim truly treasured the time he spent playing with his great grandchildren. 

Jim is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth Ann of Fremont; his children, Leon (Amy) Johnson of Fremont; Lynette (Bruce) Wiegand of Portland; his grandchildren, Heath Johnson, Matt (fiancé, Brittany) Johnson, Rhyanna Wiegand, Malorie Wiegand; his great grandchildren, Ryder, Leslie, Summer, Keegan, Freddie and Levi.  Jim was preceded in death by his son, Leslie “Jimmy” Johnson Jr. his parents, Herb and Lena Johnson and his brother, Terry Johnson.

VISITATION : Saturday, February 17, 2024 from 11:30am – 1:00 pm at the Crandell Funeral Home -Fremont Chapel.  CELEBRATION OF JIM’S LIFE : Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 1:00pm at the Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel.  INTERMENT : Maple Grove Cemetery.  MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS : Inspire Church in Fremont.  Friends may send a condolence or share a memory with the Johnson family online at www.crandellfh.com.  Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel.  231-924-0800

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Visitation
Saturday
February 17, 2024

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Crandell Funeral Home - Fremont
7193 W 48th Street
Fremont, MI 49412

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 17, 2024

1:00 PM
Crandell Funeral Home - Fremont
7193 W 48th Street
Fremont, MI 49412

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