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Roberta Johnson

May 19, 1916 — September 5, 2015

Roberta Johnson, age 99 of Westfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Harris Villa of Westfield. She was born on May 19, 1916 in the Town of Westfield, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Robert and Margaret (Burgdorff) McWilliams. Roberta married Kenneth Johnson on June 7, 1941 in Westfield. Ken preceded her in death on August 1, 2011. Alongside her husband, Roberta was involved in their electrical contracting & surge dairy equipment business and later helped establish Johnson’s Laundry in Westfield. She was a member of VFW Post #8718 Ladies Auxiliary, Jolly Squares, White Trackers Snowmobile Club, Westfield Campers, Marquette County Historical Society and First Presbyterian Church of Westfield. Roberta was also a charter member of the Russell Flats 4-H Club.

Survivors include her daughter, Judy McCorkle, Spokane, WA; two sons, Bob (Liz), Methuen, MA and Jim (Terry), Westfield; seven grandchildren; five step grandchildren; four great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Roberta was preceded in death by her sister, Anne Kishell; daughter in law, Mary Johnson; grandson, Mark Jobin and son in law, Ed McCorkle..

A funeral service for Roberta will be held on Monday, September 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Westfield with Pastor Janet Ruark and Pastor Alyson Janke officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Town of Westfield. A visitation will be held on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. Memorials would be welcome to Oak Hill Cemetery or First Presbyterian Church.

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