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Esther H. Johnston

August 14, 1920 November 22, 2018
Esther H.  Johnston
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Obituary for Esther H. Johnston

Esther H. Johnston, 98, of Bourbonnais formerly of Momence, IL, died on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. She was born on August 14, 1920, in Lowell, IN, the daughter of Spencer and Flora Beebe Hunt. She was married to Franklin Hamann in 1944. He died in the European Theatre during World War II. She then married William Johnston on October 28, 1947, in Grant Park, IL. He preceded her in death on July 30, 2005.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law: William “BJ” Johnston and Stacy Mancke of Momence, IL. One brother-in-law; Albert Johnston of Kankakee, IL and one sister-in-law; Christine Johnston of Momence, IL, also survive. She is preceded in death by her parents, and three sisters.

She had been a bookkeeper for Momence Federal Savings and Loan and for Momence Community School District. She enjoyed playing Bridge and Pinochle as well as watching television and reading. She also was proud of graduating from the Grant Park School system where she was a member of the high school cheerleading squad.


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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Nov

9:00 AM 11/28/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/28/2018 10:00:00 AM
Cotter Funeral Home

224 E. Washington St.
Momence, IL 60954

Cotter Funeral Home
224 E. Washington St. Momence 60954 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

28

Nov

10:00 AM 11/28/2018 10:00:00 AM
Cotter Funeral Home

224 E. Washington St.
Momence, IL 60954

Cotter Funeral Home
224 E. Washington St. Momence 60954 IL
United States

Interment

Wednesday

28

Nov

11:00 AM 11/28/2018 11:00:00 AM
Kankakee Memorial Gardens Cemetery

15 S 3000E Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901

Kankakee Memorial Gardens Cemetery
15 S 3000E Rd Kankakee 60901 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Kankakee Valley

482 Main St NW
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
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