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Billie (Brottlund) Johnson


April 28, 2018

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Billie (Brottlund) Johnson, 64, of Ironwood, passed away on April 12, 2018.

Billie was born on March 26, 1954, in Ironwood to John A. and Alice (Harvat) Brottlund. She attended Roosevelt Grade School and graduated from Luther L. Wright High School and Gogebic Community College.

She was an administrative assistant for Deluxe Corporation. In her younger days, she was an excellent gymnast. She enjoyed hiking, skiing, swimming; and most recently she enjoyed crafting, needlework, gardening and doing crossword puzzles.

She is survived by her father, John A. Brottlund; siblings, John F. Brottlund, Beth A. (Hap) Peterson, Peggy J. (David) Kalina and Carrie (Doug) Bull; one aunt, Marian Erickson; and one uncle, Fred West; as well as nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Alice, in 2009.

At Billie's request, private funeral services were held.

McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to express condolences, please visit

The family would like to thank the staff and nurses of Aspirus Hospital in Ironwood for the care given to Billie. Also, thank you to Billie's neighbors and friends who have shown so much care and concern.


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