Barbara Ann Johnston, age 72, of McHenry, died Monday, December 15, 2014, at Centegra Hospital-McHenry.
She was born February 9, 1942 in Chicago to Lester and Genevieve (Kedzior) Mompier.
Barbara was a resident of McHenry for the past 15 years, and formerly lived in Grayslake and Mt. Prospect. A homemaker for the majority of her lifetime, she was a devoted mother to her sons and nothing made her happier than being with her family. Barbara was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.
Survivors include three children, David (Dawn Kovac) Johnston, Kenneth Johnston, and James (Jacqueline) Johnston; seven grandchildren, Jessica (Trey Draffkorn), Heather, Andy (Angela Jehn), Stephanie, Brian, David, Bradley; her brother, John Mompier; and her former daughters-in-law, Michelle Swedo, Patti Kowalski and Lisa Schmidt.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David, in 1971; and a son, Brian, in 2011.
Friends may visit with her family from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, December 20, 2014, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Please honor Barbara’s memory by wearing casual or Cubs attire. The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project, 230 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60606, or to www.woundedwarriorproject.org .
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.