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Richard Joseph Johnson

Birth
Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, USA
Death 20 Jun 2008 (aged 86)
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Burial Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 27765062 · View Source
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Daily Review Atlas Fri Jun 20, 2008
MONMOUTH — Richard J. Johnson, 86, Monmouth, died 2 a.m. Friday, June 20, 2008, at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg.
He was born May 14, 1922 in Monmouth, the son of Gustaf and Esther (Palmberg) Johnson.
He was raised and educated in Monmouth, graduating from Monmouth High School in 1940. He attended Brown's Business College and then attended Monmouth College while working and graduating in 1949.
He started working at the Maple City Dairy in 1942. He worked at the Monmouth Trust and Savings Bank, Monmouth as a loan officer from 1958 until 1988, retiring as assistant vice president. He then worked part-time at the Little York Banking Center for 10 years until retiring. He was an accomplished organist having played at the Second Avenue United Presbyterian Church, Monmouth for 11 years and in 1963 began at the First Lutheran Church, Monmouth and continued for 35 years, having played for many weddings and funerals.
He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Monmouth and a member of the Monmouth Lions Club.
His family includes two sisters, Margaret (Ken) Olmstead, Rio, and Geri Bachrach, Cincinnati. Ohio, and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Dorothy Terpening.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 25 at the First Lutheran Church, Monmouth with Rev. Keith Killinger. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, where his family will be present.
Memorials may be left for the First Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.


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  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27765062
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Joseph Johnson (14 May 1922–20 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27765062, citing Warren County Memorial Park, Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Heaven bound (contributor 46859054) .