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Mark A. Johnson, 70, of Rockford, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017. He was born November 3, 1946 in Rockford, the son of Willard F. and Alvah C. (Olson) Johnson. Mark lived at Seborg Terrace since 1988. He attended programs at the School of Hope for many years and was recently attending programs at Malcolm Eaton Enterprises in Freeport. Mark was a member of First Evangelical Covenant Church. Special thanks to First Free Church for transporting him to services for the past several years.
He is survived by his brother, Keith (Laurel) Johnson, Sugar Grove; nieces, Britta (Greg) Ness and Alison (Juan) Hernandez; many great nieces and nephews; and cousin, Janet Larson. Predeceased by his parents and his aunts, Arline and Florence Johnson and Bernice (Richard) Larson and cousin Faye.
Memorial Service will be at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017 in First Evangelical Covenant Church, 316 Wood Rd., Rockford with Reverend Peter Dibley officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to service time. Reception to follow the service. Private burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Evangelical Covenant Church.

Condolences & Shared Memories (4)

  1. Tina Mayberry

    Mark will truly be missed, he brought joy to all of us everyday when he would come to work with a smile and a wave. condolences to his family.

  2. Allie Kijek

    I've only worked at Seborg Terrace for a year, but Mark has completely touched my heart forever. He was kind, extremely friendly, and hilarious. He always took the time to wave and shake hands to everyone he saw. He was super goofy and called everyone a monkey. I will keep praying for his family, friends, friends at Seborg Terrace, and his staff at Seborg Terrace to cope with this difficult situation. Rest easy buddy!

  3. Billie Callahan

    Mark has always brought joy to my life! He was a dear friend. I have known him these past 8+ years, and he always was ready with a handshake, a joke, a pat on the back, or a smile. He was a happy person and a joy to be around. He will be truly missed, and was loved by all of those who knew him at Seborg Terrace. Thank you for being you, you will be missed dearly.

  4. janet Wise

    i work at seborg and everytime i came to work Mark would make sure to shake hands with me, i will always remember Mark and how he liked to see what was cooking in the kitchen. May you rest in peace Mark.


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