Kristine Anne Johnson - Zeimetz, 67, of Long Point passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at O.S.F. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria after a courageous battle with Dermatomyositis.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Streator. Msgr. Philip Halfacre will officiate.
Visitation will be from 9-11 A.M. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.
Burial will be in St. Casmir Cemetery, Streator. Cremation rites have been accorded.
Born February 5, 1951 in Streator she was the daughter of Irwin and Rosemary (Delheimer) Johnson.
She is survived by a son, Christopher Brett Zeimetz of Normal; her mother, Rosemary Johnson of Long Point; sisters, Susan (Tom) Kovacs of Schaumburg and Valerie (Kevin) Gray of Long Point; a brother, Richard (Shun Berry) Johnson of Roselle; 9 nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Jak Johnson.
Raised in Cornell she attended Cornell Grade School and High School graduating in 1969. She attended Illinois Central College for 2 years and went on to earn a Degree in Education from North Eastern University.
She retired from Franmar in Bloomington in December 2016.
Kristine was a loving mother, devoted daughter and sister. She loved giraffes, wolves, bluebells and lilacs. She also loved to read.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th St., NW. P.O. Box 97180, Washington, DC 20090-7180 www.worldwildlife.org or They Myositis Association or TMA, 1940 Duke St. – Suite 200, Alexandria, VA. 22314. www.myositis.org or 800-821-7356 or the charity of the donor’s choice.
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