Magda Marie Johnson of Huntley Magda "Matzi" Johnson passed March 11, 2013 at the age of 91. Loving wife of Verne, caring mother of Don (Rosary), Marianne (Keith) Hospodar, Oma to Jacqueline, Joseph, Hannah, and Hailee. Magda was born in Germany, the oldest of five children. In 1957 she moved to the USA and settled in North Riverside, IL. Magda married Verne in 1960 and they were married 52 years. Magda was a gifted artist, pianist, seamstress, and loved to work in her garden. Through the years she worked as a dental assistant and blood technician, but her true passion was to care for her family. Magda was the most loving and caring person and could light up your day with her smile. A private family memorial will be held. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in memory of Magda Johnson to Journeycare (Hospice) 405 Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington, IL 60010. Arrangements by the Cremation Society of Illinois, 847-577-6505.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 14, 2013