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Pamela R. Johansson, 73, of Belvidere, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018, at Northwoods Care Center. Born on March 4, 1945, in Rockford, the daughter of Frank R. and Audrey J. (Wagner) Stegman. Pam married Richard A. Johansson in 1977 in Rockford. He predeceased her on April 20, 2016. She was an elementary school teacher for 36 years who worked at Swan Hillman, Marsh Elementary and Spring Creek Elementary. She was a mentor to many students and teachers. Pam was an avid golfer and enjoyed reading, theater, and spending time with her dog, Taffy. She wrote a book: Blue Blazes and the Scientific 7. Pam was also a world traveler. She worked a great deal on behalf of Rockford Day Nursery and Discovery Center, and was an active member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the Panhellenic organization in Belvidere, and Rockford Women's Club, the Mabel G. Stewart division.
Survived by her step-daughter, Jennifer Johansson; grandchildren, Samantha, Annika, Mary, and Holden Vincent; and a number of wonderful friends. Also predeceased by her parents; and step-daughter, Kristina Johansson.
Memorial Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave, Rockford. Private burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Rockford Day Nursery, 2323 S. 6th Street, Rockford, IL 61104.

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    Pam was a pleasant,kind and fabulous person. She was a terrific educator. Lynda Vanderweit and Pam were inseparable. We shared many great memories. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Johansson family. Love,George

  2. Patty Crow Ingrassia

    Pam was a wonderful 1st grade teacher and a great mentor to me as a kindergarten teacher. Her love for children was seen everyday in her classroom.

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