BYRON — The Byron Women’s Club has named Kathy Johnson as its 2019 Woman of the Year.

Johnson started her career as a nurse and expanded into many areas of leadership in the medical field. She and her husband, Dave of 49 years, have two children and four grandchildren.

After retiring from full-time nursing and supervision, Johnson has worked in the Byron School system for many years as a school nurse. She has been active in her church and the community to serve others’ needs.

Johnson served as president of the Byron Women’s Club from 2014 to 2016 and currently serves as the president of Illinois’ 13th District of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.

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