Marjorie Saur Johnson - 99

8/7/1918 - 10/10/2017

Rockford, Illinois

Marjorie Saur Johnson, 99, of Rockford passed away Oct. 10, 2017 in Presence Cor Mariae Center after a short illness. Born Aug. 7, 1918 in Turton, SD, to Carl and Minnie (Sadewater) Saur. Marjorie attended Central High School. She married Richard F. Johnson, the love of her life,  on April 24, 1937. They were married 70 years before Richard passed away June 3, 2007. Marjorie was an amateur bowler and gardener. She loved the game of golf and played into her 90's.

She is survived by daughters, Jacquelyn (John) Cassioppi and Melissa (Michael) Peterson; 12 grandchildren; 13 3/4 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two nieces; and one nephew. Predeceased by her parents; sister, VaLois Paye; beloved daughter, Kathleen Trowbridge; and grandson, Daniel Peterson.

The family would like to thank the staff at Presence Cor Mariae Center and Transitions Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion.

Visitation from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, with funeral service beginning at noon in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL 61107, with Pastor Jay Quinn officiating. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Transitions Hospice, 12040 Raymond Ct., Huntley, IL  60142. Online condolences may be left at sundbergfh.com.

Visitation:

11 a.m., Saturday, October 14, 2017, in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth Street, Rockford, IL 61107

Service:

noon, Saturday, October 14, 2017, in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth Street, Rockford, IL 61107

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