In Memory

Karen Greene (Johnson)

Karen Greene (Johnson)

Karen's Obituary

Karen L. Johnson Battle Creek Karen L. Johnson, 61, of Battle Creek, passed away Monday, June 23 at Heartland Health Center. Karen was born in Battle Creek on September 17, 1946 to Edward and Jacqueline (Haire) Greene. Karen was raised Catholic and attended St. Jerome parish. Karen had been employed by Post Division of Kraft General Foods from 1965-2005 and was a member of the Post 25 year club. She was an avid fisherwoman, loved to bird watch and enjoyed all animals. Karen also enjoyed crocheting, arts and crafts, was an avid reader and loved to go mushroom hunting. She served as a patient advocate at Battle Creek Health Systems and participated in fundraising walks for the National Kidney Foundation and the American Cancer Society. She is survived by her son, David R. Johnson; sister, Roxanne (David) Casler; brother, Edward R. (Angela) Greene III; special friend, Donna Anderson, all of Battle Creek; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Buxton. The family will receive friends at Royal Funeral Home on Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the American Cancer Society.