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Lois Jeanette Johnson, 84, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Columbia City passed away at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 at Canterbury Health and Rehabilitation Center, Fort Wayne. Born Oct. 21, 1926 in Columbia City, she was a daughter of Robert Franklin and Tacy Berniece (Hill) Baker.
She graduated from Wolf Lake High School with the Class of 1945 living in Ormas and Columbia City areas, moving to Fort Wayne in 1976. She was a homemaker and a clerk for Hooks Drug Stores in Columbia City and Fort Wayne for many years.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen (Robert) Ballard of Fort Wayne, Linda (Christopher) Douglas of Cedar Park, Texas and one son, Steven (Margaret) Johnson of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Chad (Gina) Johnson, Brett Wentz, Brook (Alexander) Sleder, Ryan (Chassidy) Johnson and Shelby Douglas; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Betty Gaylord of Cromwell, Tacy Ellen Kellogg of Greensboro, N.C. and Mary Skinner of Albion.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Phyllis Joan Johnson; and two brothers, Robert Eugene and Paul Baker.
At Mrs. Johnsonâ€™s request, there will be no visitation or services. Burial will be private.
Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home.
Memorials may be given in memory of Mrs. Johnson to the Whitley County Humane Society, c/o DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.