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Wanda Johnson

December 18, 1943 — June 14, 2020

Wanda R. Johnson, 76, of Eureka passed away at 10:54 a.m. on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.
She was born on December 18, 1943 in Bloomington, IL a daughter of Ralph T. and Christine Godbey Foster. She married E. Warren Johnson on February 15, 1964 in Bloomington, IL. He survives.
Survivors also include two daughters, Lori (Kevin) Singletary of Eureka; Connie (Chris) Borth of Medford, OR; one son, Bruce (Christy) Johnson of Normal; two brothers, Wayne (Karen) Foster of Foley, AL; Randy (Debbie) Foster of Liberty, KY; seven grandchildren, Kyndall and Logan Singletary; Tony Bales, Alyssa Johnson, Anna, Caleb and Isaac Borth.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Nancy Jo Johnson and one sister, Ethelene Rough.
Wanda graduated from Normal Community High School and then worked at I.A.A. before starting a family.
Wanda was a homemaker and for 30 years was a licensed home day care provider.
She was a member of the Eureka Grace Church of the Nazarene where she actively taught vacation bible school, children's Sunday School classes, children's Bible quizzing and also preschool children's church. She was a church board member for many years. She is remembered for her love of the Lord, unconditional love for others, optimistic faith, a listening ear, and giving the best hugs.
Her favorite pastimes included puzzles, sudoku, sewing, cooking, reading, watching cardinals baseball and spending time with her family.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Charles Rosen of Central Illinois Neuro Health Sciences and the staff at both St. Joseph Medical Center and the Eureka Apostolic Christian Nursing Home for their excellent and loving care.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the Eureka Grace Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Michael Stipp will officiate. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 19, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. on Friday and from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday both at the Eureka Grace Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be in the Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka. Due to the State of Illinois Covid-19 mandates, social distancing and restrictions for the number of attendees at any one time will be in place for both visitation and funeral services. Masks are required at the visitation and funeral. Your understanding is appreciated. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eureka Grace Church of the Nazarene. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.argoruestmanharris.com.

Visitation

JUN 19. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Eureka Grace Church of the Nazarene
1601 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530

Visitation

JUN 20. 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CST)

Eureka Grace Church of the Nazarene
1601 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530

Funeral service

JUN 20. 10:00 AM (CST)

Eureka Grace Church of the Nazarene
1601 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530

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