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Bertha Josephine Alice McKinley Johnson
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1918
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 2002
Henry County
Illinois, USA

Bertha M. Johnson, 84, Cambridge, died at 2:48 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. She was born June 4, 1918, in Galesburg, the daughter of Chester and Nellie Palmer McKinley. She married Kenneth S. Johnson on Nov. 28,1942, in Kahoka, Mo. He died Nov. 28, 1971. Surviving are a son, Larry (Maxine) McKinley, Cambridge; a daughter, Shirley (Steve) Peterson, Moline; seven grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four sisters and a brother. She was educated in rural schools in the Abingdon and Galesburg area. She attended Abingdon High School. She lived in the Cambridge area since her marriage.
She worked at the soda fountain of the former Swan's Drug Store in Cambridge for 16 1/2 years until 1962. She and her husband then operated the Prospect Cafe for three years. She was a member of Cambridge United Methodist Church and helped with the senior citizen's meals program. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, with the Rev. John Vidakovich officiating. Burial was in Rosedale Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cambridge Ambulance Service or Hillcrest Home.(Thank you Jim) 
Family links: 
  Chester P McKinley (1885 - 1954)
  Nellie May Palmer McKinley (1895 - 1985)
  Kenneth Sheldon Johnson (1918 - 1971)
  Helen M McKinley Ray (1915 - 1993)*
  Bertha Josephine Alice McKinley Johnson (1918 - 2002)
  Dorothy Fern McKinley Mangieri (1924 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Rosedale Cemetery
Henry County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Steve Peterson
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66433501
Bertha Josephine Alice <i>McKinley</i> Johnson
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Bertha Josephine Alice <i>McKinley</i> Johnson
Added by: Steve Peterson
Bertha Josephine Alice <i>McKinley</i> Johnson
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