Lynde L. Johnston
1964 - 2021
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home Inc
201 E 4th Ave
Milan, IL

Lynde L. Johnston

April 25, 1964-November 22, 2021

BUFFALO PRAIRIE-Lynde L. Johnston, 57, of Buffalo Prairie, IL, passed away Monday November 22, 2021 at her home.

A memorial gathering and celebration of Lynde's life will be 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, November 26 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan, IL. Inurnment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UnityPoint Trinity Cancer Center.

Lynde was born April 25, 1964 in Muscatine, Iowa, a daughter of Donald S. and Marilyn Walker Kiddoo. She married John L. Johnston on August 27, 1982 in Edgington, IL.

She was a loving wife, mother and sister, as a military wife she and John lived in several areas of the country where she also worked various jobs. One of her favorite was most recently as a cook at the Rockridge schools.

Lynde will be lovingly remembered for her bubbly personality and infectious smile. She enjoyed tending her flower gardens at home.

Surviving are her husband, John, Buffalo Prairie; son and daughter-in-law, Kayden James and Jessica Johnston, Rock Island; grand puppy, "Luna"; brothers, Dick (Sheila) Kiddoo, Andalusia, IL, Dan (Linda) Kiddoo, Taylor Ridge, IL, Tom Kiddoo, Edgington, IL, Debbie (Randy) Reuther, Illinois City, IL; many nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Margaret (Allen) Wilson, Kansas, Carol Muilenburg, Milan, Barbara Buhle, Bluegrass, IA, and Ann (David) Rosales, Colorado; brothers-in-law, Joe (Dina) Johnston, Andalusia and Gary Willits, Rock Island.

She was preceded in death by her parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Kenny and Marcella Nelson; sister-in-law, Dorothy Willits; and brothers-in-law, George Johnston and Dean Buhle.

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Published by The Rock Island Dispatch Argus on Nov. 24, 2021.
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We are so very sorry other about Lynde. Lynde's brother Dick is my brother-in-law and I have known Lynde for many years. She was always very kind; whenever I would see her, she really did have that infectious smile. God Bless
Lori, Doug, & Presley Ruden
November 26, 2021
May God comfort and bless Lynde's family as they grieve her loss.
Jay and Sue Hakanson
November 24, 2021
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