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Lois (Johnson) Hendershott

Lois (Johnson) Hendershott
  • October 1, 1928 - November 3, 2018
  • Richland, MI and formerly of Charlotte and Hastings, Michigan

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“It was a privilege to care for Lois this past year. May God bring you comfort as you mourn. ”
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Lois (Johnson) Hendershott of Richland, MI and formerly of Charlotte and Hastings, MI

Lois, age 90, died Saturday afternoon, November 3, 2018 at the Gull Arbor Adult Foster Care Home, Richland.

Lois, the daughter of Maurice and Lillian (Troyer) Johnson, was born in Hastings on October 1, 1928; resided in the Hastings and Middleville areas and moved to Charlotte in 1954. She had been an Administrative Assistant for a number of business' and finally with the Ed Morey Insurance Agency of Charlotte. Lois was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening and sewing. She and Bob (Robert Hendershott) worked for the Stanton Auctioneers for many years. They traveled throughout Michigan and nearby states with the Stanton's. They both loved collecting antiques and became very well-versed in the history and care of antiques.

Lois was united in marriage to Robert "Bob" Hendershott in Hastings on August 14, 1948 and he sadly preceded her in death on March 8, 2016. Surviving are two daughters, Debi Kilmartin of Hickory Corners, MI and Jan (Mark) Thomas of Grand Rapids, MI; four precious grandchildren, Rob (Amber) Kilmartin, Lauren (Steve) Doorlag, Rachele (Mark) Slotman and Jason Thomas; four great grandchildren and two sisters, Ruth Johnson of South Carolina and Arlene Bontly of Milwaukee, WI. Lois was also preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Denise and two sisters.

As per Lois' wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be a private, family ceremony. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel (269-629-6022) is assisting Lois' family.