Susan J. Johnson, 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:45 A.M. September 22, 2019 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon. She was born December 3, 1946 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Robert L. and Mary Ellen (Martin) Reininger. She married Douglas Edward Johnson, Sr. on October 27, 1967 at the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois and he survives in Mount Vernon.
In addition to her beloved husband of fifty-one years, Susan is survived by her three sons, Douglas E. Johnson, Jr. of Hayes, Virginia, Daniel B. Johnson and wife, Leslie A. of Mulkeytown, Illinois, and Duane A. Johnson and wife, Rachel L. of Mount Vernon; eleven grandchildren, Jessica, Desiray, Alicia, Aaron, Kelly Alexus, Brice, Ethan, MacKenzie, Taylor, and Brandon; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert L. Reininger, Jr. and wife, Barbara of Grover, North Carolina and David Bruce Reininger and wife, Karen of Downs, Illinois.
Susan worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for Good Samaritan Hospital, Comprehensive Services, and later as a school bus driver for Waltonville. She attended the Orchardville Community Church, was an avid golfer, and loved to bowl, swim, and fish. More than anything, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Visitation will be held 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 27, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Mr. George Thomason officiating. Interment will follow at Richardson Hill Cemetery in Dahlgren, Illinois. Memorials, in Susan’s loving memory, may be made to the Kiss the Pig - American Diabetes Association.