James L. Johnson, age 91, of Jenison, was called home to his Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 18, 2022. He was born August 1, 1930, in Lowell Michigan. Jim served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He met his wife, the former Louise Nyenhuis, they were married on November 6, 1954, and she predeceased him in 2017. Jim worked for Consumer Powers for many years before retiring. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, woodworking, swimming, playing shuffleboard, and baking. Jim was always willing to serve others which was evident by the time he spent volunteering in a variety of ways at Sunset Manor. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, David and Susan Johnson, Luan and Roderick Ross, Dennis and Lisa Johnson; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Don Nyenhuis, Terry (Theressa) Nyenhuis, sister in-law, Irene Brouwer; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW with Rev. James Evenhouse officiating. Burial Grandville Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Wednesday from 4-7 pm at the funeral home. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Sunset Legacy Foundation. The family would like to thank the staff for the wonderful and compassionate care given to Jim for the past 11 years at Sunset Manor.
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