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Evelyn L. Johnson

Published: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING – Evelyn L. Johnson, 96, of Sterling, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Four Seasons Living Center in Morrison.

Evelyn was born Jan. 31, 1918, in Walnut, the daughter of Eugene Moodie and Ella Christensen. She married Leland Johnson on June 20, 1953, in Rock Falls. He preceded her in death on February 18, 1967.

Survivors include five children, Jim, Nelda, Cheryl, Dana, and Darin; one sister, Edith; one brother, Elmer Jr.; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She also was was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Lynn; one son, Rod; and one sister, Edna.

Cremation rites have been accorded. No services are scheduled at this time. McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

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