Elvy M. Johnson

Born: Saturday, March 19, 1921
Passed: Monday, January 4, 2016

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Elvy M. Johnson, 94, of Rockford, died January 4, 2016 in her home. Born March 19, 1921, in Rockford, the daughter of Carl B. and Gerda (Johansson) Carlson. She graduated from Rockford High School class of 1939. She married Richard S. Johnson on January 29, 2944 at Salem Lutheran Church in Rockford. Elvy did secretarial work at CIT Corp. and Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. but spent most of her life raising her family and assisting Richard at Highcrest Lanes. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church as well as a member of the Moose Club (Women of the Moose), Vasa (Brahn) Lodge, Swedish Historical Society, Natural Land Institute, NIBS, River Bluff Auxiliary, and the Pioneer Elms Garden Club.
Survived by her husband, Richard; daughter, Carole (Robert) Pollock; grandson, David W. Pollock; great-grandson, Randall W. Pollock; sister-in-law, Carolyn Johnson; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her son, Randall R. Johnson in 1979; and brother, Curtis Carlson.
Private services will be held.

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  1. Margareta Johansson Rödja Sweden

    The Lord’s my Shepherd, I’ll not want; He makes me down to lie In pastures green; He leadeth me The quiet waters by. Rest in Peace dear Elvy.

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