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Irene M. Johnson

Irene M. Johnson, 97, Lake Geneva, Wis., formerly of Woodstock, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Pinecrest in Lake Geneva. 

She was born Nov. 16, 1917, in Stanley, Wis., to Anthony and Fern (Bruyette) Fitzl. 

She lived in Woodstock for most of her life. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake Geneva. She enjoyed driving her lady friends to and from bingo and playing cards. She was most happy when she was with her family.

Survivors include five children, Harold (Jeanette) Johnson, Elaine Johnson, Carol Ballard, Gordon (Alice) Johnson and Linda (Kendall) Lewis; and her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hans; a daughter, Nancy Mercado; and four brothers.

Visitation and funeral were May 15 at Windridge Memorial Park Chapel, Cary. Interment followed. 

Arrangements were made by Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, Algonquin.

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