Rose M. Johnson

January 6, 1933 - October 24, 2015
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Rockford, IL

Rose M. Johnson, 82 of Rockford, IL, passed away peacefully, Saturday evening, October 24, 2015 in Swedish American Heart Hospital after a sudden illness.  Rose was born January 6, 1933 on a farm outside of Shullsburg, WI, the daughter of Sylvester and Alice (Carey) Snider.  She attended Muldoon Catholic High School for 2 years and graduated from East High School with the class of 1950.  Rose retired from N.C.R after 22 years of service.  She was a member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church and St. Edward’s Ladies Guild.  Rose enjoyed traveling, achieving her life-long goal of visiting all 7 continents. She loved being around children, volunteering in the Pediatric Department of Swedish American and serving as a reading tutor at three different grade schools.  Rose was also a member of R.S.V.P., Rockford Hiking Club and Red Hat Society.

Rose is loved and will be missed by her children, Janis Johnson of Huntington Beach, CA, Kathleen Johnson of Belvidere, Michael L. (Kim) Johnson of Menlo Park, CA, Jill Johnson of Huntington Beach, CA; grandchildren, David (Anna) Hansell, Kate Hansell, Kellie Hansell, Andrew Johnson, Nicholas Johnson, Emilie Johnson; brother, Chuck (Darla) Garlock; brother in-law Ken Lester; sister in-law, Cindy Dean, many nieces and nephews and her granddog, Napoleon. Rose is preceded in death by her father, Sylvester; mother, Alice Magnuson; brothers, Joe, Jack and Jim Snider; sister, Sylvia Lester and child, Michael.

Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at  11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 29,  in St. Rita Catholic Church, 6254 Valley Knoll Dr., Rockford with Rev. John Evans celebrating.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 28, in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL with the Christian Wake Service to be held at 7:30 p.m.  Memorials can be given to the American Heart Association in Rose’s name.  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 28, in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL with the Christian Wake Service to be held at 7:30 p.m.


Service Information

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

St. Rita Catholic Church

Address:

6254 Valley Knoll Drive, Rockford, IL, 61109

Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at  11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 29,  in St. Rita Catholic Church, 6254 Valley Knoll Dr., Rockford with Rev. John Evans celebrating.


Memorial Information

Memorials can be given to the American Heart Association in Rose’s name.


 

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Born: January 6, 1933
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Nadya Veliz posted on 10/26/15

"When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure" Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Kathy: Nadya Veliz

 

Laura Janes posted on 10/26/15

I am so sorry to hear of your loss, Kathy. My prayers are with you and your family. Cherish all of your memories. Love Laura Janes (cuppac)

 

Steve Anderson posted on 10/26/15

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Marc Veale posted on 10/27/15

Janis, all your friends at Allergan are thinking about you and are so sad for your loss. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

 

Mary Johnson posted on 10/28/15

Janis - May fond memories of your Mother bring you comfort during this hard time. Look back on all the good memories you were able to have and smile at the fact that you were able to share these before she passed away. My prayers go out to you and your family. Mary

 

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