Elvira Z. Johnson
December 14, 1934 – April 29, 2019
Elvira Z. Johnson, 84, of Hanna City, Illinois, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 at the OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, Illinois. She was born on December 14, 1934 in Berlin, Germany to Zenzi Kuhnert. She married Arlen Johnson on December 7, 2002 in Limestone Township, Illinois. He survives. She is also survived by one sister, Renate Lorenz and one brother, Peter Rogowski both of Berlin, Germany; one niece and one nephew and one great niece. She was preceded in death by her parents. She immigrated to the United States of America in 1955, and lived for five years in Indiana. She became a U.S. Citizen in 1960, and moved to Chicago where she worked in various jewelry stores. In 1969 she moved to Champaign-Urbana and became involved in the sale of cosmetics. She transferred to Peoria in 1988 and continued in the cosmetic business until 2005. Elvira moved to Hanna City in 2002, where she loved working in the garden and with flowers. She had a love of animals and was a member of the Central Illinois Women’s Business Association. She was a member of Christ Church Limestone. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2019 at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Father Harold Comacho will officiate. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral chapel. Cremation rites will be accorded following services. Inurnment will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Christ Church Cemetery in Limestone Township, Illinois. Memorials may be made to SAMS (animal placement center), one of Elvira’s favorite charities at 328 S. Pinkerton Rd. Hanna City, Illinois 61536 or Christ Church Limestone. You may create an online condolence at www.davison-fultonbartonvillechapel.com.
- Arlen Johnson, Husband
- Renate Lorenz, Sister
- Peter Rogowski, Brother
- Zenzi Kuhnert, Mother
She is survived by one niece, one nephew and one great niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Stray Animal Midway Shelter (SAMS)
328 S Pinkerton Road, Hanna City, Il 61536
- Christ Church Limestone
- Visitation Monday, May 6, 2019
- Inurnment Thursday, May 9, 2019