Betty Johnson, 97, of Beecher, passed away Wednesday (August 28, 2019) at Harstfield Village in Munster, IN.
She was born November 2, 1921, in Chicago, the daughter of Benjamin and Judith Holloway. Betty married Maurice Johnson on October 4, 1941 in Chicago, IL.
She was a past member of the Woman’s Welfare Club in Beecher and the Beecher Board of Education, Past President of the St James Hospital Auxillary and Hartsfield Residents Council. She Enjoyed sewing, knitting, and crocheting.
Surviving her are her 3 sons, Dale (Nickolina) Johnson of Beecher, Don (Mary Jane) Johnson of Lake Mary, Florida, and Paul Johnson of Westerville, Ohio; daughter, Dorothy (Ron) Bortscheller of Orland Park; 13 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her husband and her parents.
Visitation will be held Monday September 2, 2019 from 4-8pm at Hack Funeral Home in Beecher. A graveside service will be held Tuesday September 3, 2019 at 11am at Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Schererville, IN. Pastor Al Vandermeer will officiate.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Mary Elaine Johnson Neuro-Oncology Research Fund, Hospice of the Calumet Area, or Bear Necessities Pediatric Foundation in support of Seth Bortscheller.