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Mary Lu Johnson


Mary Lu (Beck) Johnson, 77, formerly of Middletown, resided in Sycamore, Ill., died Thursday, August 8, 2019 with family present at NW Medicine – Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb.

Born on March 7, 1942 in Harrisburg to Jessie Walter and Dorothy (McCracken) Beck. She married Wilbur Johnson on December 28, 1994.

She was a 1960 graduate of Middletown Area High School. She worked for Duplex in Sycamore until they closed and then kept herself young by shopping and enjoying life.

She was preceded in death by her mother Dorothy M. (McCracken) Beck, her father J. Walter Beck, mother-in-law Dorothy M. Johnson, brother-in-law William G. Johnson, her son Dennis K. Dimeler Jr. and nephew Gary L. Furjanic.

Survivors include her loving husband Wilbur; sisters Sue L. Allison (Craig) of Harrisburg and Linda A. Snyder (Bill) of Middletown; daughter Erin N. Johnson; her daughter-in-law Sheri (Weber) Dimeler; grandchildren Teresa, Dennis, and Ashlynn; great-grandchildren Ethan, Alexis, Allie, Dennis IV and Ripley.