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Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg, IL
Tuesday December 26th, 2017
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Veranna M. Johnson

Veranna M. "Toots" Johnson, nee Bequette, 78, of Waterloo, IL, died December 21, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. She was born February 8, 1939, in Columbia, IL.

She is survived by her children Cheryl Hebel, Barbara (Robert) O'Donnell, Terry (John) Ratcliff, James (Sue) Johnson, & Chuck (Liz Holley) Johnson; grandchildren Amber (Aaron) Dillard, Tifani (Shawn) Beshears, Samantha & Erin Johnson, Alex, Lauren, & Doug Ratcliff, Thomas, Kristen, & Jennifer O'Donnell; great grandchildren Seth, Maggie, Frankie, & Amanda (AJ) Dillard, Chloey Hebel, & Ella & Nathan Beshears; sisters Lil (Carl) Vogt & Ann Valleroy; brother Ron Bequette; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband Charles D. Johnson; her parents James Nelson & Viola (nee Gummersheimer) Bequette; grandsons Christopher Hebel Jr. & Johnny Ratcliff; brothers Gerry, Glen, Donald Bequette; & sisters Anetha Birkner.

Veranna was a member of St. Patrick Church - Tipton, retired from Commercial State Bank, enjoyed traveling & meeting people from around the country, and member of monthly cancer survivors group.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Patrick Church - Tipton
American Cancer Society

4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:15 AM Wednesday 

Funeral Mass:
10 AM Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at St. Patrick Church in Tipton, IL
Father John Kizhakedan officiating
Interment at St. Patrick Cemetery in Tipton, IL

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Thank you Patty. I am so glad you got to come visit before she passed away.

Cheryl Hebel Jan 1 2018 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss, Toots was a wonderful woman and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family.
Patti (Roscow) Bauer and Bret Reynolds

Patti Bauer and Bret Reynolds Dec 26 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on December 23, 2017

Sending our love and prayers to Barb and all of her family at this time of great loss. Much love, Phyllis, Sheila & Jayne, Sue, Jim & Barb, Kevin and Jennifer and our families.

Expression of Sympathy Dec 23 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on December 23, 2017

Please accept our condolences on the passing of Toots. It was an honor to have known such a sweet and wonderful woman and we will truly miss her. May God embrace you in comfort during this difficult time. With love, Rick and Ashlee Johnson, Dave and Lisa Johnson, Sharon and Leon Olinger.

Expression of Sympathy Dec 23 2017 12:00 AM

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A GARDEN PATH was sent by Mike and Rose Gregory and family on December 21, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM