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Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson

Mary Jo, nee Junger, Johnson, 64, of Sparta, IL; born on November 30, 1954 in Red Bud, IL; passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at her home.

Mary worked in quality control at Spartan Light and Metal. She was a member of the Sparta VFW and Sparta Eagles. Mary loved the ocean and collecting lighthouses and seashells. Her favorite holiday was Halloween and she looked forward to it every year.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Charles and Dolores, nee Swetz, Junger.

She is survived by her son – Robert Johnson of Norfolk, VA. Her sisters – Jeanette Mathis of Ellis Grove, IL; Diane Wiley of Sparta, IL; Marcy Owen of Willisville, IL; Chub Cole of Baldwin, IL. Nieces and Nephews – Helena Wilson; Joey Cole; Jenny Cole; John Wiley; Charles Mathis; Christopher Bratton. She is also survived by great nieces and nephews and her dear friend – Patti Watson.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors or the Purple Heart Foundation

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at the Sparta Eagles on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. Anita Mueller says:

    I’m so very sorry for your loss.! Your family is in my heart and prayers. I know she will be Greatly missed by many.

  2. Linda Boston says:

    To the family of Mary Jo: I’m so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. Mary was always smiling and laughing. She was a very nice friend! She will be missed terribly! God Bless you Mary No. 💛💙
    Sincerely, Linda Boston
    Quincy, IL

  3. Dianne Mines says:

    So sorry for the loss of your sister. Thinking of all of you.

  4. John says:

    Very few friends do I only remember good things of. Beyond the best of times during the Myrtle Beach Daze.

  5. Sherrie Weinhoffer says:

    My heart is broken that you are gone, and broken for your family. You will be missed by many…but the memories we shared will forever be cherished

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