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Margery C. Johnson

Margery C. Johnson, 81, of Monticello passed away at 8:53 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 9, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.


Margery was born Jan. 16, 1937, in Brazil, Ind. She married Frederick L. Johnson on Aug.18, 1957, in Terre Haute, Ind. 


Margery is survived by her husband, Frederick Johnson of Monticello; sons, David Johnson of Savanah, Ill., and Steven Johnson (Emma) of Farmer City; daughter, Sally Bower of Monticello; and grandchildren, Saylor Bower, Henifa Johnson and Victoria Bower.


She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Thelma Klatte, and a brother, Nelson Klatte.

Margery was a child care provider. Her hobbies included sewing, reading, cooking, crafts and gardening.


A private family memorial service will be held.


Memorial donations may be made to the Crisis Nursery, 1309 W. Hill St., Urbana, IL 61801.


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