Loraine Johnson

August 18, 1927May 26, 2018

Loraine Johnson 90, of Peoria, passed away at Lutheran Hillside Village on May 26, 2018. She is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, Robert Dean Johnson. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri to Walter and Virginia (Galbraith) Gleason on August 18, 1927. She graduated from Ottawa High School in Kansas. She worked for the Signal Corp during WWII, and later retired from the office at Dunn and Bradstreet in Peoria. She was a devoted wife and mother and loved to sing, cook, entertain, travel, and was an avid reader. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Loraine is also survived by her three children, Kathy (Mike) Joop, Kregg (Connie) Johnson, and Karin (Ron) Knickerbocker, 6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a beloved family friend Julie Custer. She was preceded in death by her son, Kim Johnson. A funeral will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018 11:00 am at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel with a visitation being held an hour prior. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Heart Association. For more information please visit


  • Walter Gleason, Father
  • Virginia (Galbraith) Gleason, Mother
  • Robert Dean Johnson, Husband
  • Kathy (Mike) Joop, Daughter
  • Kregg (Connie) Johnson, Son
  • Karin (Ron) Knickerbocker, Daughter
  • ~ 6 ~, Grandchildren
  • ~ 12 ~, Great-Grandchildren
  • Julie Custer, Beloved Family Friend
  • She was preceded in death by her son Kim Johnson.

  • The American Heart Association


  • Visitation Friday, June 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 1, 2018

Loraine Johnson

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Denise Johnson

May 30, 2018

Heartfelt condolences go out to Robert and the immediate family while Loraine was a resident at LHV.