Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The Chapel at West Lawn Memorial Park, 9000 Washington Avenue, Mt. Pleasant
- Memorial Service & Rite of Committal – 12 noon
National Kidney Foundation
Racine – Marlene Ethel Johnson, 81, passed away at All Saints Hospital on Friday, January 5, 2018. She was born in Racine on October 15, 1936, daughter of the late Arthur and Violet (nee: Jensen) Wenk.
Marlene was a loving mom and devoted her life to her family. With her quick wit and sharp mind, she always gave good advice to her children and was their best friend. Marlene will be remembered by many for her easy-going attitude and love of having a good time.
Marlene is survived by her children: Stacy (Jeff) Schmucker of Dysart, Iowa, Mark Johnson of Janesville, Lynn (Scott) Smith, Brian Johnson, and Kristen (Ryan) Christman all of Racine; 7 grandchildren: Jennifer, Kelsey, Ryan, Eric, Kimberly, Heather, and Ashton; 2 great-grandchildren: Gage and Makenzie; sister Sheryl (Ken) McKinley of Waukegan, Illinois. She was also preceded in death by her husband Lloyd Johnson; granddaughter Hailee Smith; and brother Gene Wenk.
Services will be held in the chapel at West Lawn Memorial Park at 12 noon on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Memorials to the National Kidney Foundation are encouraged.