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Karin Brigitte Johnson

September 13, 1940 ~ November 19, 2020 (age 80)


Karin Brigitte Johnson (Mehl) of Cuyahoga Falls entered into eternal life on November 19, 2020.  She was born on September 13, 1940 in Königsberg, Ostpreussen (East Prussia), then fled to Germany and grew up in Landshut, Bayern (Bavaria).  She became a United States citizen on April 6, 2007.  She was the daughter of Kurt Artur Mehl and Hildegard Pedak Mehl of Landshut, who preceded her in death along with her sister, Christa and husband of 56 years, Bobby R. Johnson.  Karin was cared for by her daughter, Joyce Johnson (Don Ostapowicz) as well as her three grandchildren, Peter, Kevin and Jackson Ostapowicz, until her death from COVID-19 and Alzheimer's Disease.  She loved music, dancing, animals and chocolate.  Karin was a member of The Chapel in Akron. Interment will be at Rose Hill Burial Park in the Johnson/Ostapowicz family plot located at Section 6 plot 175 B.  A celebration of life will be held in the spring of 2021 where all who cared for Karin are invited to attend. The ceremony will be held at The Chapel Akron Campus located at 135 Fir Hill, Akron, Ohio 44304. Guests are encouraged to bring their favorite desserts or just come to share and remember Karin. 

Services in care of The Billow Funeral Homes and Crematory, Fairlawn Chapel, 85 N. Miller Road  Akron, OH  44333.


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Celebration of Life
April 17, 2021

11:00 AM
The Chapel
135 Fir Hill
Akron, OH 44304
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April 17, 2021

3:00 PM
Rose Hill Burial Park
3653 W. Market St.
Fairlawn, OH 44333
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Please note
The service will be held in the Primetime Room. Lunch will be served immediately after, in the Chapel Dining area. 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (to R.S.V.P. for lunch, call Joyce 330-571-1571 or email: by 4/1/2021) Everyone planning to attend the graveside committal is requested to meet at the front gate of the cemetery Johnson/Ostapowicz Family Plot Sec 6 Lot 175B.
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