97, a resident of Seminary Manor, formerly of 1187 Dayton Dr., Galesburg, IL died at 7:40 PM Thursday, June 26, 2003 in Seminary Manor.
She was born April 20, 1906 in Galesburg, IL to Olaf F. and Maria Carlson Nelson. She married Fritz J. Johnson in 1955 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on February 28, 1976.
She is survived by 2 daughters-in-law: Virginia Johnson and Dona Hoopes, both of Galesburg, IL, 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 stepsons: Leslie M. Johnson on October 5, 1996 and Roy V. “Bud” Johnson on April 17, 1991.
She was a private duty registered nurse, working at Galesburg Cottage Hospital and OSF St. Mary Medical Center. She was a graduate of Augustana Hospital School on Nursing in Chicago. She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Galesburg.
Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Tuesday July 1, 2003 in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Paul Johnson officiating. Visitation will be from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM Tuesday at the Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials can be made to First Lutheran Church.