John Ezekiel Johns, Sr.
Published in Chicago Tribune on May 7, 2012
Johns, Sr., longtime resident of Glenview, born September 22, 1925 in
Evanston and passed away May 5, 2012 in Evanston; beloved husband for
41 years of Eileen Johns, nee Gates; loving father of Rebecca (Eric) Foster
and John (Jennifer) Johns, Jr.; cherished grandfather of Kelsey and William
Foster, John III, Ethan, Isaac, Sena and Addie Johns; fond uncle of many
nieces and nephews.
John was preceded in death by his siblings, Samuel (June) Johns, Helen
Johns and Elsie (Jesse) Jones.
Mr. Johns played professional baseball for the New York Yankees and the
Cleveland Indians. He also had a successful career as a car salesman.
Visitation Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. at N.H. Scott & Hanekamp
Funeral Home, 1240 Waukegan Rd., Glenview, (just south of Lake Ave. on
Funeral service Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Winnetka Bible Church,
555 Birch St., Winnetka, IL 60093.
Interment Ridgewood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Winnetka Bible Church or
the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 651 W. Washington Blvd., Suite 400,
Chicago, IL 60661. Funeral information 847-998-1020.