Mary passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Fountain View Assisted Living in Portage.
She was born December 23, 1929 in Augusta, the daughter of Clarence and Sarah (Gearhart) Wollenhaupt. For 35 years Mary had worked at Jack Thurman’s Restaurant in Kalamazoo. She had also worked for several years at the Shopper’s Guide in Otsego, the Fly Inn in Plainwell and at the Elk’s in Otsego.
In her free time she enjoyed working outside, mowing her yard, trimming trees and taking care of her cows and pigs. Mary was happiest when surrounded by her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are her children, Dick (Barb) Johnson of Otsego, David Drainer of New Hampshire and Marie (Redigo) Bushee-Bailey of Delton; 10 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Sally Hendrixson and special niece, Pam Fuller.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Steven Johnson; sisters, Elma Irving and Wilma Gregory and great-grandson, Cameron Madison.
According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego.
A memorial service will be held at a later time.
Contributions in memory of Mary may be made to Heartland Hospice.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.