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“Christopher I didn't want to clean the house on Sunday so you could come over...I wish I would have cleaned cuz I want you to come over. I hope you...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Aunt Dene and Uncle Denton - IA

“Laura and family The thoughts and prayers of my family are with you. We are so sorry for your loss. With sympathy, Bob, Corrin, and Shane Rowell ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Bob Rowell - Bettendorf, IA

“As you grieve know that we are grieving with you, and honoring the memory of Chris.There is no greater loss than the loss of our children. We pray...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Ruben Espinoza and Twilla Fernandez - FL

“Kanai, I am so sorry to hear about your brother! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Mrs. Larsen (Garfield) - moline, IL

“Nadine-My heart goes out to you and your family. Suffering the loss of someone so young with such a bright future is tragic. It goes against...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Kristin Wright - Bettendorf, IA

“so sorry to hear about chris, i serve lunch at moline high school. thats how i knew him. i considered him to be a sweet handsome good mannered...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Lori Williams - moline, IL

“Laura, My heart just breaks for you at this time. There are no words to offer the comfort you and your daughter need at this time but know that both...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: pam garrison - bettendorf, IA

“To his mom, There are no adequate words to describe the pain of the loss of a child or of this handsome young man you called Son. Please know...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: A Mom

“I got to meet Chris through my niece Kayla. He was always happy and had a smile on his face but the thing I will remember the most is that he always...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Kimberly Nations - Milan, IL

“My thoughts and prayers to you all. I did not know Chris however I do have a friend that her daughter had dated him for awhile. I heard of this on...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: shrhonda delp - atkinson, IL

“I meet Chris through my son, Ashton, many years ago. Chris was always the most respectful, courteous, gentleman I have ever met. He always had a...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Wendy Schuchhardt - Colona, IL

“To Tim and family, so very sorry for your loss. I pray that comfort will find you during this tragedy. Lori ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Lori smith - Moline, IL

“I did not know Chris,but my heart ached when I heard of the story on Thursday and was hoping for a miracle...My heart aches for his mother as I am a...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: sera and children

“so sorry for your loss.my grandson went to school with chris.never will forget him.my thoughts and prayers goes out to your family.you will be missed...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: joyce ford - moline illinois, IL

Christopher Michael Johnson, 20, of Moline, IL died Friday, May 11, 2012 in Moline, IL.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 14, 2012 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery. Memorials may be made to his family.

Christopher was born on July 18, 1991 in Rock Island, IL, the son of Timothy Johnson and Laura Zambrano. He was a 2010 graduate of Moline High School and earned his 2nd degree black belt at Chung Kim's Blackbelt Academy. He worked as a salesman and was recently promoted to manager. Christopher loved fishing, music, bowling, basketball, and spending time with his friends and family.

Survivors include
Mother Laura Zambrano Silvis, IL
Father Timothy (Yaveta) Johnson Rock Island, IL
Sister Kanai Johnson Moline, IL
Maternal Grandmother Porfiria Zambrano Moline, IL
Paternal Grandmother Cheryl Johnson Moline, IL
Paternal Grandfather Nathan Johnson Rock Island, IL
Step Grandparents Robert Blanks Rock Island, IL
Rosemary Blanks Moline, IL
Uncles James Anders
Alfred (Reyna) Zambrano
Aunts Anita Johnson
Nadine (Denton) Ainslie
Girlfriend Kayla French Coal Valley, IL
A host of great aunts, great uncles, and cousins

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Alfred Zambrano I and an uncle, Tony Zambrano.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting his obituary at www.esterdahl.com.

Funeral Home
Esterdahl Mortuary
6601 38th Ave. Moline, IL 61265
Tel. (309) 736-7100