John L. Johnston Jr.

Born: October 24, 1941
Died: May 15, 2020
Visitation: Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 11:00 am
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Service: Begins at 1:00 pm
Interment: St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, IL

John L. Johnston Jr., 78, a resident of Schaumburg for 6 years and formerly of Westchester was born on October 24, 1941 in Lamar, MO to the late John Sr. and the late Betty (nee Smith), and passed away peacefully on May 15, 2020 in Schaumburg. John was a proud Navy Veteran serving as Commander, Eagle Scout, Vigil Member of the Order of the Arrow. John also received a National Distinguished Service Award-O.A. and a Silver Beaver Award. He worked for Cicero Public Schools as the band Director and was also a church musician.

John was the adoring husband of 57 years to Patricia (nee Williams); loving father of Linda Sue (Rt.-Rev. Terry Allen) White, John, III (Heather) and Norman Patrick; proud grandfather of Timothy and Rebekah White and Thomas “Tommy” and the late Christopher; beloved brother of Charles (Molly) and Nancy Sue (the late Glenn) Kunzeman); dear friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.

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