Jane Johnson


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 7:23 pm
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Jane Elizabeth Johnson, 95, of Moline, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at her home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials can be made to Sacred Heart Church or to Mr. Thanksgiving.
Jane was born on Sept. 11, 1917, in Moline, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth VanBuer Wood. She married Charles A. Johnson on Aug. 26, 1939, in Moline. He preceded her in death on June 3, 1980.
Jane worked at the former Johnson Bakery, Moline, and Mr. Fresh, Moline.
Mrs. Johnson was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Moline, and Altar and Rosary Society.
Jane loved spending time with her family, especially the years at their cabin.
Survivors include children, Mike (Dana) Johnson, Davenport, Tim (Pam) Johnson, Moline, Sue (Joe) Waite, Moline, Pat (Debbie) Johnson, LeClaire, Kevin "KC" (Randi) Johnson, Moline, and Bridget (Mike) Frieden, Davenport; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marie DeMeyer, Moline. She was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers.
The family would like to thank Dr. Pareigis and staff, Trinity Pathway Hospice and care givers Darlene, Lura, Kisha, Ann, NeNe and Sounja.
Condolences may be left or a video viewed at www.raffertyfunerals.com.












 




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