Marilynn E. Johnson, 74, of Davis, IL., died at 10:05 PM Thursday, May 30, 2013 at her home. A memorial mass will be held at 10 AM Thursday, June, 6 at St. Marcellines Catholic Church , 820 S. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg. Visitation is from 9AM till time of the service. Inurnment will take place at Camp Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Memorials can be directed to the Salvation Army. Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee is in charge of arrangements.She was born on May 31, 1938 in Chicago, the daughter of John P. “Jack” and Ethel Haag Rux. She married Harvey M “Skip” Johnson Jr. On February 1, 1958 in Chicago. He preceded her in death on February 10, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by 3 sons, Michael Johnson of Davis, IL., William (Sharon) Johnson of Streamwood, IL., and Steven (Tressa) Johnson of Roselle, IL., 10 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, a sister, Roberta (Thomas) St. Ledger of Chicago and a brother, Gerard (Lucretia) Rux of Kewanee, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Marilynn had worked as a secretary for several hotels in the Chicago area and as a clerk for Swiss Colony. In her later years, she had enjoyed traveling with her husband in their RV throughout the country. This obituary may be viewed and private condolences left at www.ruxfuneralhome.com.