Joan H. Wilson, age 75, of Walnut, Illinois, died Sunday, September 15th 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, Illinois.
Joan was born on June 28, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of John and Mary (Hughes) Devine. She was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” M. Wilson on August 16th, 1969 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She worked for Avanti Foods for 33 years. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Walnut for many years, including the Altar and Rosary Society.
She is survived by her husband Robert of Walnut, IL and a host of many special friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, twin sister Jane Byrne, and sister Mary Elizabeth Murphy.
A mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Saturday, September 21st at 10:00 A.M. at the St. John’s Catholic Church in Walnut, with Father Thomas Shaw Pastor officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, September 20th from 4-6 P.M. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Cremation rites and burial of ashes will be in the Walnut Cemetery at a later date.
A memorial has been established in her memory. Condolences may be sent to www.garlandfuneralhome.com . Garland Funeral Home in Walnut is handling the arrangements.