Helen Marie Johnson
May 20, 1930 – July 31, 2014
Helen M. Johnson, 84, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at her home.
She was born on May 20, 1930, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Ralph and Edith (Lester) Thompson.
Helen worked on the assembly line at Hobbs for 43 years, retiring in 1995. She was a member of the Deaf Senior Citizens Club of Springfield.
She is survived by 2 granddaughters, Tasha Johnson and Amy Friedman , both of Springfield, a daughter-in-law Susan Johnson of Springfield ,and a sister Betty (husband Dale) Mullen of Auburn, IL. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, including Karen Browning, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved son David R. Johnson, and 4 brothers, Eugene, Warren, Francis, and Robert Thompson.
Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield, where visitation will be held on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 1 pm at the funeral home, with Rev. Mark Gifford officiating. Burial will follow at Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.
- Visitation Monday, August 4, 2014
- Funeral Service Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Helen Marie Johnson
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August 5, 2014
Grandma Helen You will be missed very much.I know that Tasha and Suse will always love you and miss you. I will your miss your smile.
Jennifer Gentry.Tasha"s best friend for ever and always.
August 2, 2014
My Dear Helen, I am so sorry to hear that you have left the earth. I am glad you are with our family in heaven. Please give Dad a hug and tell him that I miss him.
I will always remember your contagious smile. I am sorry that I never learned to talk to you in your language. I am sure you would have had a lot to share with me.
I will say goodbye for now, I know I will see you soon.
Betty, Sue and family, I am sorry I will not be there for the services. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you sense the peace of our loving God.