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Obituary for Sandra Johnson

Sandra Johnson, 54, a resident of Calumet passed away following a lengthy illness on Sunday April 3, 2022.

She was born on October 29, 1967 in Laurium to Kenneth and Ethel (Maatta) Mills. She attended the local schools.

Sandra worked for the Calumet Electronics Corporation for over 18 years.

Sandra enjoyed the outdoors, especially when she went out camping and four-wheeling. She had a passion for music. She loved spending time with her family and friends where she made it her goal to make everyone smile.

On August 17, 1996 she was united in marriage to Michael Johnson in Calumet.

She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Calumet.

She is preceded in death by her parents Kenneth and Ethel Mills, both her paternal and maternal grandparents, and her father-in-law Jack Johnson.

She is survived by
Her husband and beloved caretaker Mike of Calumet
Her son: Jake Palosaari of Texas
Her daughters: Justine (Ryan) Kilpatrick of Hubbell
Hayley Johnson of Calumet
Her grandchildren: Maisy, Hailey, Payton, Brantley, Jacob, Gracie, Mason, and Lucas
Her dog: Ozzy
Her mother-in-law Judy Brewer of Hancock
Her siblings: Rick (Karen) Mills of Illinois
Susan (Darren) Karpinen of Calumet
Todd (Karen) Mills of Calumet
Terry (Mary) Mills of Calumet
Joel Mills of Niagara, Wisconsin
Mark Mills of Calumet
Robin (Jon) Hicks of Calumet
Along with many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A celebration of Sandra’s life will be held on Friday April 8, 2022 at the Siskiwit Reception Hall in Calumet from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm.

Online condolences for the family may be left at

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.