Lois Marie Johnson

August 15, 1922 - October 29, 2020

Lois Marie Johnson, 98, of Batavia passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Michealsen Healthcare Center.  She was born, September 15, 1922, in Aurora, IL, the daughter of George and Elsie (nee Eissler) Weichsel.  She was united in marriage to Russell Johnson on March 12, 1949 in Aurora, IL.

After graduating from East Aurora High School in 1941, Lois worked at Aurora Building and Loan as a secretary where she was introduced to her husband, Russ.  She also worked as a secretary for Appleton Papers in North Aurora, in addition to being a bank teller at the local bank in North Aurora.  She was a member of the Over 60 Club of North Aurora, and a long-time member of Union Congregational Church/Living Hope Church of North Aurora. 

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Dee of Batavia, and grandson Kyle Dee of Fishers, IN; her nephews, Ken Weichsel of West Bend, IN and John Renford, of Spokane, WA. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Russ and their son Dean Johnson and her brother George Weichsel. 

The family offers a special thank you to Lois’s doctors, nurses, caregivers at Covenant Living at the Holmstad, and also Covenant Hospice for their loving care and support.

A memorial service will be held 11 A.M. Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Living Hope Church, 405 W. State St., North Aurora, IL  60542.  Interment will follow the memorial service in Lincoln Memorial Park in Aurora. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society,

For information, please contact Moss Family Funeral Home at 630.879.7900 or

Guest Book

  • Thomas Van Cleave Karen - so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. You have my condolences.
  • Diane Nars My deepest sympathy to Karen and her family. I have so many happy memories of Lois and the wonderful times spent with her. I will always remember her with a smile.
  • Barbara Ritson Remembering Lois with gratitude for her life, and Karen and Kyle and family in this time of sadness for your loss. Praying for all the family.
  • Daniel Hoefler Karen sorry to hear of your loss, our prayers are with you and Kyle