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Mary Ellen Johnson

Obituary for Mary Ellen Johnson

April 2, 1929 - July 2, 2018
Batavia, Illinois | Age 89


Mary "Ellen" Johnson, 89, formerly of Aurora, died peacefully at the Michealsen Health Center in Batavia. She had been a resident of The Holmstad for 15 years.

Ellen was born on April 2, 1929 in River Falls, WI. The daughter of Rev. Forrest Hoisington and Miriam (Nuzum) Hoisington. She graduated from Rochelle High School and DePauw University.

Her passions included working/volunteering for the YWCA in Aurora and working as a Medical Librarian at Copley Hospital in Aurora. She was an avid supporter of her PEO Chapter and Wesley United Methodist Church. Ellen also loved music and was often heard playing cello in various trios and singing in the church choir.

Survivors include her son, Rev. Jeff (Irma) Johnson of King of Prussia, PA and her daughter Lynn (Brent) Jessee of Hoffman Estates, IL; 3 grandchildren, 1 great grand-daughter, and a sister, Barbara Webster.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 50 years Kenneth G. Johnson, and her sister Ann White.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 7th at 2:00 pm at Michealsen Healthcare Chapel, 831 N. Batavia Ave., Batavia, IL 60510. A private family burial will take place at River Hills Memorial Park on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Memorial donations are suggested to Wesley United Methodist Church, 14 N. May St., Aurora, IL 60506.

For more information call 630-897-9291.

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Healy Chapel

332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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