Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home - Champaign Il

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Nellie Mae Johansen

Nellie Mae (Meeks) Johansen, 86, of Champaign, went to be with the Lord at 7:55 p.m. Friday. May 10 at Meadowbrook Health Care Center (Clark-Lindsey) in Urbana.

johansenHeath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, is assisting the family with arrangements.

She was born September 14, 1932, in Cooksville, the daughter of Harley and Hansiene (Peek) Meeks. She married Edward E. Johansen on January 19, 1953. He preceded her in death in 2006.

Also preceding her were her parents, her infant daughter, Monica, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters.

She is survived by three sons, Johan (Deb), and Thomas (Jeanne) of Champaign, and John (Renee) of Foristell, Mo., 1 grandson, 6 step-grandchildren, 6 step-great-grandchildren, 3 sisters, 1 brother-in-law and 26 nieces and nephews.

Nellie was a member of First Methodist Church of Champaign and was a member of their Dorcas group. She also volunteered with Carle Auxiliary and Empty Tomb.

She was employed at Jos. Kuhn & Co. for 27 years and at Wal-Mart.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 18 at First United Methodist Church, 210 W. Church St., Champaign.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the First Methodist Church of Champaign.

Condolences may be offered online at www.HeathandVaughn.com.


Please accept our condolences for your recent loss .
Aunt Nellie had the most vibrant and beautiful smile. Always a positive loving person. She will be greatly missed by all. Our prayers are with the family.

Sister Rosemary Woodward
The Stork Families: Lloyd/family, Tim/family, Sheila, Geoff/family
Jane Stork