of Commerce Township, Michigan, formerly of Chelsea, MI, age 59, passed away unexpectedly due to natural causes on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Ascension Providence Hospital - Novi Campus. She was born June 16, 1960 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the daughter of Samuel Joseph & Joyce A. (Peters) Johnson. Deanna graduated from Chelsea High School in 1978, and attended Eastern Michigan University studying business. She currently worked in the HR department at Bosch, where she was well-loved by her Bosch family. Deanna had worked for DTE. She also worked part-time and taught classes at JoAnn Fabric in Novi. Deanna was a skilled crafter who loved quilting and cross-stitching. She made many treasured items for family and friends.
She is survived by her mother, Joyce Johnson of Chelsea; her sister, Christine Hawker of Napoleon. She was “Aunt Anna” to her two nieces, Kelsey and Alyssa Hawker. She was preceded in death by her father, Samuel Johnson, and her grandmother, Vera Peters.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, Dec. 19, 4:00 pm at Cole Funeral Chapel, with visitation from 2-4 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Huron Valley Humane Society, 3100 Cherry Hill Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 or Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 75244.