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Sallie L. Luke Johnston
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1926
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2011
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

PEORIA, IL - Sallie L. Johnston, 85, of Peoria died at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, March 13, 2011, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria.

She was born Jan. 23, 1926, in Peoria to James and Helen Barrows Luke. She married Robert Earl Johnston on Jan. 13, 1946, in Chicago. He preceded her in death on May 4, 1998, in Peoria.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; her sister, Mary Ziegle; and her daughter-in-law, Cherie Johnston.

She is survived by her sons, James (Kathleen) Johnston of Peoria, William (Sharon) Johnston of Pensacola, Fla., and David (Elizabeth) Johnston of Dunlap; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three nephews.

She received her bachelor's degree in education from Bradley University, where she was a member of the Sigma Kappa Sorority.

She taught elementary education at Dunlap Grade School for over 20 years, retiring in 1984.

She was a lifelong member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and a member of the Episcopal Church Women.

Cremation rites have been accorded, with a burial of ashes in the Columbarium of St. Andrew's Church.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on March 17, 2011
Family links: 
  Robert Earl Johnston (1924 - 1998)
  James E. Johnston (1946 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Andrew the Apostle Anglican Church Columbari
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Mar 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67391225


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