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Neil D. Johnson

Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014 4:50 p.m. CDT

Neil D. Johnson, 77, Mt. Morris, died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at KSB Hospital, Dixon.

He was born Aug. 16, 1936 in Milledgeville, the son of Lester R. and Vera L. (Fulfs) Johnson. 

Neil graduated from Mt. Morris High School. 

He married Jacqueline L. Keilsmeier in June of 1954 in Mt. Morris, and they had three children, Duane, Pamela, and Kimberly.

Neil then married Sandra A. Warfield in December of 1962 in Ogle County, and they had two children, Crystal and Dennis. 

Neil was a farmer and a laborer, farming his family farm in Ogle County.

Neil is survived by his children, Pamela (Butch) Turek, Kimberly (Mike) Bowman, Crystal (Darin) Rodgers, and Dennis Johnson; seven grandchildren, Zachary Neil Johnson, Hillary Jean Johnson, Jaclyn Kimberlee Turek, Michelle Kristine Bowman, Jacob Tyler Mongan, and Dylan James Mongan; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Duane L. Johnson; a grandson, Timothy Noble Bowman; two brothers, Arlyn and Kenneth Johnson.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, April 11 at 11 a.m. at Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt, Mt. Morris, with Rev. Josh Erhler officiating. 

Visitation will be Friday April 11  from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

A memorial has been established to Rescue Warrior’s pet rescue.

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