Mary Lu Johnson Davenport Died on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
4-6:00 pm Thursday, April 20th, 2017 Weerts Funeral Home
10:00 am Friday, April 21st, 2017 Weerts Funeral Home
Mary Lu Johnson, 91, of Davenport, IA, died Wed., April 12th, 2017 at Genesis East, Davenport. Celebration of Life services will be held at 10 am Fri., April 21st at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Visitation will be held from 4-6 pm Thurs. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Stillman Valley, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Grace Evangelical Free Church, Davenport or to Romanian Missionary Society, Wheaton, IL.
Mrs. Johnson was born in 1926 in Rockford, IL to Clinton and Lydia Helman. She married Burdette R. Johnson on September 5, 1947 in Rockford, IL. He preceded her in death June 10, 1990. Having attained her BS in music education and her MA in library science, she taught with the Meridian School District in Stillman Valley, IL, where she also was a librarian. She retired in 1985 after 27 years. In April of 1991 she began working as a missionary in Eastern Europe helping to organize libraries and train librarians.
Survivors include her sons Ronald (Sally) Johnson of Naperville, IL and Steven (Jean) Johnson of Davenport, IA; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister Esther Wilkes of Findlay, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
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