Bernadene R. Johnson, 87, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Kenosha Place Senior Living.
She was born on August 13, 1934 to the late John and Margaret (Posey) Tossava in Calumet, Michigan.
On September 16, 1950 she married Robert A. Johnson at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ishpeming, MI. He preceded her in death on February 13, 2017.
Bernadene took care of children before and after school and during their lunch for many years.
Bernadene was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Bernadene enjoyed traveling to casinos, playing bingo, word search puzzles, knitting, crocheting, making homemade candy and Christmas cookies, traveling, dining out, and meeting friends for coffee.
Bernadene is survived by her children Lindy (James) Ford, Cynthia (Richard) Baumann, Kathleen Roth and Robert (Mary) Johnson, her grandchildren David (Christin) Booth, Michael (Nicole) Booth, Andrea Ford, Jennifer Booth, Brian (Angela) Burrow, Matthew (Tonya) Ford, Christina (Jeremy Bakke) Burrow, Bradley (Rebecca) Johnson Sr., Megan (Hans Tore) Hindrum and Andrew Baumann, her great grandchildren Gabriela, Rylan, Colton, Jack, Aubrey, Mallie, Anna, Bradley Jr., Jacqueline, Alexander, and Maximilian, her sister Sandra (Steve) Smith and her brother Byron (Peggy) Tossava, brother-in-law Jack Liljestrom and sister-in-law Marie Tossava.
In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her siblings Dolores Liljestrom, Jacquelene Krachey, Margaret Winter, John Tossava and Cheryl Robare and son-in-law Daniel Roth.
The family wishes to thank Kenosha Place for their kind and loving care of their mother, as well as the staff at Kenosha Aurora Hospital and Aurora Hospice Care.