Beatrice M. (Staples) Johnson, 97, of Oak Park, IL passed away on October 16, 2021 at Meadowbrook Manor in LaGrange, Illinois.
Funeral Services will be held graveside on May 20, 2023 at 10:00 am at Nokomis Cemetery in Nokomis, Illinois. Beatrice will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband, Theodore, and son, Karl Robert Johnson.
Beatrice was born on November 28, 1924 to Harlan and Hada (Gerulla) Staples in Nokomis, Illinois. She and Theodore were married on August 21, 1942 and he proceeded her in death on March 30, 2008,. Beatrice was an avid reader and lover of all mysteries in print or television. Beatrice was also known for her famous potato salad that graced many a family BBQ or holiday buffet. She will be remembered most for the love she showed to her family.
Beatrice is survived by her daughters, Karen (Richard) Herman of La Grange IL, Karolyn (Spencer) Godfrey of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and Kimberly Johnson Garrigan of Oswego, IL; grandchildren, Jeffrey Herman, Brian (Kristi) Herman, Sally Johnson, Kyle Godfrey, Connor Godfrey, Casey Godfrey, Beatrice Garrigan and Elizabeth Garrigan; great-grandchildren, Margaret Herman and Abigail Herman She was proceeded in death by her parents, husband Theodore, brother Karl Staples and son, Karl Robert Johnson.
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