Johanna Marie (Fielder) Sexton

August 1, 1940 ~ February 12, 2020 (age 79)


Johanna Marie Sexton

Johanna Marie (Fielder) Sexton, age 79, of Blanchard passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Johanna was born on August 1, 1940 in Hannibal, MO to Melvina Fielder. She grew up in the Hannibal MO area and then at the age 9 the family moved to Melvindale, MI.  Johanna graduated from Melvindale High School. On June 28, 1973 Johanna married Kermit Sexton in Flat Rock MI.  She was employed as a seamstress at Fisher Body in Livonia for over 33 years, retiring in 1996. Johanna enjoyed thrift shopping with her granddaughters, baking, reading her bible, and spending time with family and friends; but her most favorite pastime was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Weidman Church of the Nazarene.

Johanna is survived by her loving children, Jodi Stempien and David Gudnason; beloved dog, “Brownie”; grandchildren, Kayla Stempien, Anthony Randazzo, Cassie Stempien, Ashley Clawson, and Brandi Ladanyi; 7 great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Johanna was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and daughter-in-law, Sherri Gudnason.

Per Johanna’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services at this time.

 Memorial contributions may be made in Johanna’s memory to MidMichigan Hospice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

The family has entrusted arrangements to Maier Family Funeral Home, Weidman. 989-644-5000

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