Margaret R. Johnson,90, of Chatsworth passed away at 4:50 pm, Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Funeral services will be 11 am, Friday, July 22, 2016 at St. Paul Evangellical Lutheran Church, Chatsworth; with Pastor Mauricio Vieira officiating. Burial will follow in Chatsworth Township Cemetery, Chatsworth.
Visitation will be at 4 to 7 pm, Thursday, July 21 at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and one hour prior to her service on Friday at the church in Chatsworth.
The family suggests that memorials be directed to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chatsworth or Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Margaret was born August 25, 1925 in rural Fairbury, the daughter of Harry and Emma (Frohling) Mehrings. She married Wesley Johnson on December 19, 1943 in Crescent City. Her husband preceded her in death in 1999. Her parents and a son-in-law, Dale Miller also preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Virginia Miller and Harry (Til) Johnson, both of Forrest; two sisters, Elizabeth Englebrecht of Paxton and Mary Ellen Sanders of Fairbury; seven grandchildren, Michael (Marcie) MIller, Michelle (Gregg) Honegger, Matthew (Tammy) Miller, Marcus (Alicia) Miller, Trent (Jennifer) Johnson, Travis Johnson and TeAnna (Dan) Herr and 19 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Johnson was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary, both of Chatsworth. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.