Joan V. Johnson, age 87, passed away peacefully July 5, 2018, at home, with her family at her side. She was the daughter of Harold and Emma (nee Rakow) Brammer.

Joan graduated from Elgin High School. She was a homemaker, devoted to family and friends, and had a great sense of humor. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and gardening. She is survived by her high school sweetheart and husband of 70 years, Donald Johnson; children, Dave (Patty) Johnson, Ginger (Jim) Stace and Jill (Bill) Czech; sister, Jackie Kohler; grandchildren, Matt (Shana) Johnson, Nick (Malia) Johnson, Emily Hart, Brian Hart and Joe Stace; stepgrandchildren, Courtney (Alex) Cotto, Casey Czech and Marisa Czech; and great-granddaughter, Hannah Johnson. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Bruce Brammer.

Visitation Monday, 10 to 11 a.m. with aservice at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 357 Division St., Elgin, IL 60120, with Pastor Phil Trzynka officiating.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Arrangements were made by Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, Elgin, 847-741-1128

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