Celebrating the life of Betty F. Johnson
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A private family visitation and funeral service will be held at the Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home in Prophetstown with Ken Renkes officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. A memorial to St. Jude Children’s Hospital has been established.
Betty was born November 20, 1925, in Prophetstown, IL, to Benjamin F. and Mary G. (Lancaster) Glass. She was educated in the Prophetstown Grade Schools and was a 1943 graduate of Prophetstown High School. She married Richard L. Johnson on January 7, 1945, in Prophetstown. He died April 25, 2003. Betty worked alongside her husband, Richard, on the farm in Prophetstown and also worked at AJ Boyd Casket Company for 20 years. Betty was an accomplished seamstress and loved to sew. She also enjoyed cooking.
Survivors include two sons, Douglas (Meredith) Johnson and Thomas Johnson both of Prophetstown; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Sandra Johnson of Marenisco, MI.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard and a son, Richard L. Johnson Jr.
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