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BETTY A. JOHNSON
MORTON - Betty A. Johnson, 76, of Morton, passed away at 2:15 a.m., Monday, October 3, 2016, at Heartland Healthcare Center Riverview in East Peoria.
She was born October 4, 1939, in Storm Lake, Iowa, to Homer and Josephine (Williams) Frederiksen. She married Roy Johnson on May 28, 1960, in Joliet, Ill. He preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 2008. She is also preceded in death by two brothers, Butch and John.
Surviving is her son, Eric (PJ) Johnson of Peoria and three grandchildren, Brooke Bayler, Morgan Bayler and Travis Peterson.
Betty was especially close to Lori Olsen and Cathy Spencer whom she loved like daughters. She was "grandma" to their children and grandchildren.
Betty worked at Caterpillar Inc. as a secretary and was a realtor with Coldwell Banker from 1987 until 2003. She later worked as the secretary for Advent Lutheran Church.
She and her husband were active members of Advent Lutheran Church in Morton.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Advent Lutheran Church in Morton on Friday, October 7, 2016, with Rev. Dennis O'Brien officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, October 6, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home in Morton and 1 to 1:45 p.m. at the church on Friday. Burial will be in Hirstein Cemetery in Morton.

Memorials may be made to Advent Lutheran Church, 1211 S. Main St., Morton, IL 61550.