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“My Grandmother was my best friend! Once a month all of my cousins and i would go out to lunch with my grandma. The only rule was that she had tpo pay...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Brooke Funk - Maquoketa, IA

“Sorry to hear about Marge. I knew her from the Y. She always stood behind me in one of her classes. She was a very friendly lady. I 'am sorry I...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Peggy Bruce - Moline, IL - Friend

“Brian, Robin, Jane, Ed, Al, Brad & Mike, I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will have great memories of your mom. Thinking of all of you and...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Lori Fowler-Smith - MOLINE, IL

“We met Marj when she worked at First Lutheran, Moline. What a lovely, caring lady. Our sincere sympathy to all of her family. She will be missed. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Jim and Sue Johnson - Moline, IL

“My dear cousin Midge was truly one of a kind-I have so many happy memories from throughout the years-when she taught me to swim-all the christmases...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Marilyn Elliot - Espanola, NM

“There is nobody quite like Marj---so full of energy, optimism, hard work, strong ethics, and strong faith. I treasure the many memories I have of her...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Karen (Loula) Castoe - La Quinta, CA

“I met and knew Midge through the bowling league ....got to see & speak with her on Tuesdays during each season. We all loved Midge so much and were...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Donna Kimbell - Rock Island, IL

“To the Johnson Family, Our hearts are full with sorrow and our thoughts and prayers are sent to you now. Our sincere condolences. Steve and Darla...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Darla and Steve Lehmkuhl - Moline, IL

“Rachel, I'm sorry for your loss, know I am thinking and praying for you. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Carlin - Chicago, IL

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jerry & Laurie ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry & Laurie Ochs - Moline, IL

“My condolences to Ed and Joan. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Missy Dell - East Moline, IL

“Sorry Katherine ro hear of Midges death. Surprised to learn you live in Hideway, TX. Our address we had for you is Lindale, TX. Would appreciate...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Bud and Dorothy Workman - Moline, IL

“Midge bowled on another team in our league. She was the sweetest person. I thought a lot of her and she will be greatly missed. My condolences to...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Noftsker - Moline, IL


Marjorie "Midge" May Johnson, 82, of Moline, IL, died Thursday, June 28, 2012 surrounded by her family at her home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2012 at Christ The King Catholic Church, 3205 60th Street, Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline, with a Rosary at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be at National Cemetery at Rock Island Arsenal. Memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice.

Midge was born on September 6, 1929 in Moline, IL, the daughter of John and Emily (DeWulf) Scherber.
She married Albert Edward Johnson, Sr. on May 9, 1953 in Moline, IL. He preceded her in death on December 22, 2003. Midge was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and she enjoyed bowling and swimming. She especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Midge also enjoyed family get-togethers.

Survivors include
Children Edward (Joanie) Johnson Moline, IL
Brian (Deb) Johnson Moline, IL
Robin (Douglas) Funk LeClaire, IA
Brad (Aurora) Johnson Moline, IL
Michael Johnson Moline, IL
Albert (Michelle) Johnson, Jr. Moline, IL
Jane (Aaron) Ellis Moline, IL
14 Grandchildren
2 Great Grandchildren
Sister Katherine (Hal) Grenzebach Hideway, TX

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and infant son, Gus.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to Dr. Bruyntjens and Genesis Hospice, especially Gretchen, for their wonderful care.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.