Joe B. Johnson Joe B. Johnson, 91, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013 at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. He was born Feb. 17, 1922 in Urbana, IL and was the youngest of ten children. He had been a Libertyville resident for 53 years and has lived in Hawthorn Woods since 2004. Joe was a graduate of the University of Illinois in Champaign and was a former marketing employee of Commonwealth Edison. He had been an active member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Libertyville, where he served on numerous church boards and committees. Joe also enjoyed square dancing, golfing, bridge and was an avid Fighting Illini fan. He is survived by his loving daughters, Barbara (Andrew) Ftacek of Wauconda and Janice (William) Peterson of Hawthorn Woods; dearest grandchildren, Jennifer (Michael) Sanderson, Mark (Rehana) Ftacek and Karen (Dennis Pierce) Peterson; great granddaughter, Gabriella Sanderson and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Irene B. Johnson in 2002. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 501 W. Park Ave. Libertyville. Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial contributions to St. John's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. Arrangements are by the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home in Libertyville. For information, 847-362-3009 or sign the guest book at

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Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from July 24 to July 26, 2013