Mildred (Johnson) Salathe, 78, of Belvidere, IL passed away peacefully on November 2, 2020 in Rockford, IL. Mildred was born on September 14, 1942 to Clare and Hazel (Chamberlain) Johnson in Ft. Pierre, SD. She married her sweetheart, Leon Salathe, on December 7, 1963 in Ft. Pierre, SD. Mildred loved playing bingo, watching soap operas and game shows, and doing puzzle books. Most importantly, she loved spending time with her family and she will be truly missed.
Mildred will be missed by her son, Tracy Salathe; daughter, Tammy Hall; brother, DuWayne Johnson; sister, Irene Green; 4 grandchildren, Daimen Salathe, Ashley Fouks, Amanda Kempke, and Makayla Hall; 2 great-grandchildren, Reyce Kempke and Jaymeson Fouks; and son-in-law, Will Kempke.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clare and Hazel Johnson; husband, Leon Salathe; and siblings, Martha Lane, Clarence Johnson, Ellie Johnson, and Marvin Johnson.
The walk-through visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL, 61008. The memorial service will be private with a live streaming of the service at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 21, 2020. Memorial contributions in Mildred’s name may be gifted to the family to establish a memorial at a later date..To leave the family a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.