Agnes M. Johnson

KENOSHA, WI. – Agnes M. Johnson, age 92 of Kenosha, died peacefully at her residence on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

Born on May 6, 1921 in Iron River, MI, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Amanda (Piirainen) Kyllonen.

On December 7, 1940, in Iron River, she married William A. Johnson. Agnes and her husband moved from Negaunee, MI to Kenosha in 1988 to make their home. Sadly, he preceded her in death on November 12, 1991.

She was a member of the Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church in Bristol.

Agnes is survived by her children, Phillip (Julie) Johnson; Sandra (Joseph Esposito) Varjavandi and Priscilla (James) Ollanketo; her son in law, Karl Laurel; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; her brothers Edwin and Leonard (Audrey) Kyllonen and a sister- in- law, Opal Kyllonen, along with many nieces, nephews and brothers and sisters in faith.

Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Laurel on September 13, 2010; her grandchildren, Barry Papp and Kristina Papp; her sisters, Anna Johnson, Edna Nuutinen, Lempi Laakso, Fannie Ruuska, Elaine Laakso and her brothers, Waino, John, William and Alex Kyllonen.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at noon at the Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church, 6721 156th Ave., Bristol. Interment will take place at a later date in Resthaven Cemetery in Iron River, MI.

A visitation for Agnes will be held on Monday, April 7 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home and on Tuesday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

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