Winona A. Johnson a 45-year resident of Hanover Park Visitation for Winona Johnson (nee Rice) will be Monday, Nov. 19, from 3 until 9 p.m. at the Countryside Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Road), Streamwood/ Schaumburg. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery. Born April 28, 1936, in Harrisburg, IL, Winona passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. She enjoyed visiting with her longtime friends and neighbors in Illinois and more recent friends in Lafayette, IN. She loved dogs and music; especially Elvis Presley. She was the beloved wife of Donald; loving mother of Julie (Jeff) Farmer; proud grandmother of Amy (Andy) Smith and Greg Zahn; loving daughter of the late Ownly Rice and Avis (nee Bolerjack); dear sister of Ronald (Mary Catherine) Rhyce and the late Lorna Zweifel; cherished aunt to Randi, Michael, Brendan, Dierdre, Siobhan and Don. She was also preceded in death by her nephew, William McLaren; and her granddog, Bela. In lieu of flowers, donations to Anderson Animal Shelter, 1000 S. LaFox Road, South Elgin, IL 60177, would be appreciated. For information, 630-289-8054 or countrysidefuneralhomes.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on November 18, 2012