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|Johnson, Georgene M.
|Georgene M. "Jean" Johnson of London Mills, IL died June 1, 2012 at 9:15 am at St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, IL. She was born June 14, 1922 the daughter of George and Ruth Sandburg Cederoth . She married John D. Johnson August 12 1950 in Chicago, he preceded her September 23, 2003.
She is survived by a son Gregg (Sheryl) Johnson of Highland Il; one adopted Daughter Sara (Sam) McGrew of Champaign IL. 5 Grandchildren; Lee, Jeremiah, Jon Mahr, Miles and Mathew McGrew, 2 Nieces Glenda Waterfield and Marsha Willander and a Dear Friend Jane Davis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband.
After Graduation from Browns business School, Jean worked as a secretary for Household Finance Company for 15 years in Galesburg. She was co-owner and secretary for 22 years at the London Mills Farmers Elevator. Jean was a devoted member of the London Mills United Methodist Church where she was treasure for 19 years. Jean's favorite hobby and passion was fishing which she enjoyed for many years. She loved teaching and babysitting in the Sunday School Nursery with Rhonda Bugos. She was affectionately known to generations of Sunday School Kids as "Grandma Jean."
Funeral Service will be Wednesday June 6, 2012 at 12:00 pm at the London Mills United Methodist Church. Rev. Paul Newhall will officiate. Family will receive friends from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the London Mills United Methodist Church. Burial will be in West Midway Cemetery. Memorials may be made to London Mills United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.cormanmh.com . Corman Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements.
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