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Bettyann Johnson


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Posted Online: Dec. 10, 2012, 5:22 pm
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Bettyann Johnson, 70, East Moline, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, after a courageous battle with Scleroderma, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Moline. Burial is at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ the King Church, where she was a member.
Bettyann was born March 10, 1942, in Moline, the daughter of Robert and Gilberta Versieck Van De Velde. She attended St. Mary's grade school and graduated from United Township High School. She married David Johnson on July 21, 1962, at St. Mary's Church, East Moline.
She had worked for Bituminus Insurance and later as a physical therapist at Illini Hospital, Silvis, retiring in 1976. Bettyann enjoyed traveling, working in her flowerbeds and growing her indoor plants. If you sat at her table, you would never leave her home hungry.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, David; daughter, Michele Johnson Castaneda, Moline; son, Michael Johnson, East Moline; grandchildren, Anthony Castaneda, Moline, Nicholas Castaneda, Colona, and Beverly Castaneda, Milan; sister, Leona Van De Velde, Blanco, Texas; sister-in-law, Pamela Sigafoos, Spicer, Minn.; and many other family and friends.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 




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