Eileen Johnson

Obituary of Eileen Johnson

Eileen Mae Johnson

(nee Rawlings)

Age 81. Peacefully, Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Morris Hospital. Born in Meyers, MI and a lifelong Joliet Area resident before relocating to the Minooka and Morris area in 1983. She was a former resident of Joshua Arms and Elliott Manor. Formerly employed at the Casey's General Store as the head donut maker from 1998 until 2006. She made the county's best darn donuts. She loved competitive bowling and playing in bowling leagues when she was younger. She also enjoyed the outdoors, sitting on her picnic table and fishing. She especially enjoyed taking her grandchildren to fish, who incidentally were the apple of her eye.

Survived by four daughters, Denise Johnson of Newark, Rulinda (Charles "Ted") Dimmick Jr. of Eddyville IL, Robin Churchill of Joliet and Sally (Lowell) Pendley of Berry, AL; one son, Lester (Nancy) Johnson of Joliet; one stepson, David (Della) Johnson of California; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded by her husband, Russell Johnson (1998); one son, Russell Johnson Jr. (1997); two grandsons, Jonathon Davis and Scott Erickson; her parents; and two sisters.

Private funeral services for Eileen Mae Johnson have been held, as it was her request cremation rites will be accorded. In lieu of flower, memorials may be directed to the Johnson Family in care of 1201 W. Route 6. Morris, IL to be used in accordance with the families wishes. No visitation. Arrangements entrusted to Fred C. Dames Funeral Home and Crematory, Morris. For information please call (815) 942-5040 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com.