Gail Kathleen Johnson, 68, of Rockton, IL died 6:30 a.m., Monday, November 16, 2020 in Mercy Health Hospital after a brief illness. \n\nShe was born May 27, 1952 in Beloit, WI the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. W. Dale and Dawn R. (Nelson) Scott. She attended and graduated from Shirland Elementary School and Hononegah High School in 1970. Graduated from Illinois State University and St. Xaiver University with a Masters Degree. Gail retired as the Kindergarten teacher from Rockton School District in 2014. Member of Rockton United Methodist Church, where she was active in various groups; Member of Board of Education Rockton School District. \n\nSurvivors include: Husband Jim; three step-daughters Dawn Johnson; Jenica (Brent) Ziese; Heather (Jason) Williams; grandchildren Derek Polzin; LauraMarie Polzin; Jay and Hunter Ziese; Corey Gunder; Ashley Gunder; Memphis Moore; great grandson Lincoln Gunder; sisters Gloria (George Halvorsen; Gwen (Randy Campbell) Stook; brother Glenn (Kelly) Scott. Several Nieces, nephews and cousins.\n\nPredeceased by parents.\n\nPrivate funeral ceremony will be held. Final resting place will be in Shirland Township Cemetery. McCorkle Funeral Home- Rockton Chapel assisted the family.