Nancy Johnson


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Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2013, 6:29 pm
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Nancy A. Johnson, 75, of Moline, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Faith Evangelical Free Church in Moline.
Nancy was born on Sept. 22, 1937, in East Moline, the daughter of Emil and Nellie Sutherland Plavak. She married Donald L. Johnson on Sept. 23, 1961. He preceded her in death on Dec. 15, 1987.
Nancy worked part time at the Rock Island Arsenal, Pankey's Bait Shop, City Ramp of Rock Island and Wagner's Cleaners, Bettendorf. She was a member of Faith Evangelical Free Church where she was a Sunday school teacher.
Nancy was a member of the PTA and enjoyed knitting and reading. She enjoyed her trips to Branson, Mo.
Survivors include her son, Kirk Johnson, Eldridge; brother, James (Joyce) Plavak, Maysville, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Mark Johnson; and brother, Michael Plavak.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting www.esterdahl.com.












 



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