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Melissa Dawn Johnson, age 46 of Luther, passed on October 9, 2018. She was born January 26, 1972 to Arnold and Shirley (Olson) Johnson in Cadillac, Michigan. Melissa enjoyed playing all different sports and watching her kids play sports. She played softball for many years. The limelight of her life was when she went to Comerica Park. She also worked for Blarney Castel for many years. She is survived by 3 sons; Zack Eash of Luther, Nathaniel Eash of Luther, and Emery Willis of Cadillac; Siblings; Kim (Allen) Dean of LeRoy, Kathy (Jim) Soukup of Buckley, Arnie (Denise) Johnson of Cadillac, Toni (Glen) Jandron of Luther, Amy (Greg) Johnson–Hill of Cadillac, and Ann (Doug) Saul of Mesick. She was preceded in death by her parents and a baby sister Jennifer. There will be a private family gathering. The Burkholder Family Funeral Home in McBain is handling the funeral arrangements, thoughts and prayers can be left at www.burkholderfamilyfuneralhome.com.