Marilee Johnson


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Posted Online: Feb. 11, 2013, 7:17 pm
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Marilee J. Johnson, 65, of Moline, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Memorial services will be held at noon Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Coal Valley Church of the Nazarene, 104 E. 4th St., Coal Valley. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Inurnment will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to her family. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline, is assisting the family with cremation rites.
Marilee was born on June 13, 1947, the daughter of David and Janet Johnson Dinning. She married Dr. Lawrence J. "Larry" Johnson on June 20, 1990, in Iowa City, Iowa.
She retired as a licensed practical nurse.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Larry Johnson, Moline; son, Doug (Wendy) Stevens, Silvis; grandchildren, Cole Stevens and Emily Stevens; stepsons, Lawrence J. (Teresa) Johnson III, Pontiac, Ill., and David Johnson, Bloomington, Ill.; sister, Barb (Steve) Olson, Burlington, Iowa; mother-in-law, Margaret Gunnerson, Morris, Ill.; and sister-in-law, Margaret Sue Light, Yorkville, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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