William Johnston

  • Born: December 28, 1937
  • Died: June 29, 2019
  • Location: Holland, Michigan

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423

Tel. (616) 392-2306

Tribute & Message From The Family

William Johnston, age 81, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019.

William was married to Rosemarie for 61 years. Together, they had two children. He was a loving father and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He served in the United States Navy from 1957-1962. During his time of service, he was severely injured and remain disabled the remainder of his life.

William was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Margaret Johnston; and in-laws, James and Lucile Van Norden.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rosemarie Johnston; daughter, Margaret and John Leith; son, William J. and Margaret Johnston; grandson, Brian Leith; granddaughter, Julie and Nicholas Heard; granddaughter, Marie Johnston; granddaughter, Kerri Johnston and Corey Baker; great-grandson, Hudson Baker; sister-in-law, Shirley Brookhouse; brother-in-law, James and Linda Van Norden; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services with military honors are at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, July 3 at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland, MI 49423 preceded by a time of visitation with the family beginning at Noon.

Burial to take place in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made in William's honor to Hospice of Holland.