Johnston, Leona N. (Lonnie), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at her home. Age 72 years. She is reunited with her husband, Howard, who passed away September 30, 2010. The daughter of the late George and Virginia Rex was born June 25, 1938 in Flint, Michigan. She married Howard Johnston February 25, 1956. She had been employed by Michigan Bell Telephone beginning as an operator and retiring as an engineer. She is survived by two daughters, one son and their spouses, Michelle and Mark Sylvester, Janet Johnston, all of Saginaw, Michael and Kristi Johnston, Mt Pleasant, MI ; three grandchildren, Michelle Henson, Anthony Michael Johnston, Emily Johnston; two great-grandchildren, Sophia and Sadie Henson; two brothers and two sisters and their spouses, several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 30, 2010, at the W. L. Case and Co., 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Douglas Bassett will officiate. Friends may call at the chapel from 1:00 p.m. Saturday until the time of the memorial service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Heart Assoc. of Michigan.