Barbara Ann (Ross) Johanningsmeier-Mason

June 16, 1933 – Dec. 25th, 2021

Barbara Ann (Ross) Johanningsmeier-Mason of Plymouth, Mich., died Dec. 25th, 2021, surrounded by love. 

Born June 16, 1933, to her late parents Chester and Cecil Ross, raised in Crawfordsville, Ind. 

She graduated from Lafayette Home Hospital, June 1954 school of Nursing. She moved to Michigan in 1959 with then husband the late Eugene Johanningsmeier. Barbara was involved with her church through Willing Hands Circle, Helen Beavers Circle, Handbell Choir, Children’s mid-week program, and volunteered in the Thrift Store. She was a long-time member of the Michigan Association Extension Homemakers, a retired Charge Nurse from Northville Psychiatric Hospital, and Care Giver to many. She enjoyed sewing, camping and large family gatherings. 

Survivors include her children, David, Douglas (Julie), Dwight (Dawn), Pamela (Richard) Smith and Daniel (Amy); from her marriage to the late Calvin Mason, his children, Susan (Bruce), Mary, Joe (Barb) and Carrie (Johan); grandchildren, Andy, Jennifer, Heather, Ryland, Alex, Dylan, Dawson, Ross, Deven, Jason, Emma, Mitchell, Austin, Ethan, August and Emerson.

She was preceded in death by her husband and by her siblings, Esta Lee, Thomas, Jack and Nancy.

Friends and family are welcome to gather Dec. 30, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Hunt & Son Funeral Home, Crawfordsville, Ind. for a social hour; she will be laid to rest immediately following at Oak Hill Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Plymouth, Mich. Details to follow. Memorial contributions can be made to First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or Dementia Society of America.