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Joan Buck

 
January 23, 1926 - March 7, 2016
 

Joan Buck of Springfield, IL, 90 years old, passed away March 7th at home surrounded by her family. She was born January 23rd, 1926 in Mt. Sterling, IL to Louis & Corrine Markert.

Joan graduated from St Mary’s Academy in 1943. She then came to Springfield & worked for the State of Illinois for a total of 36 years. She married Louis Buck at St Mary’s Church in Mt. Sterling, Illinois in 1951. During WWII Joan volunteered as a nurse’s aide at St John’s Hospital. After her retirement, she spent many hours volunteering as a Samaritan for Hospice at St John’s Hospital, Cathedral Grade School, University of Illinois, & the St John’s Breadline.

She is survived by two sons, Steve Buck of Flower Mound, TX, Robert Buck (Nancy) of Springfield; two daughters, Trish Moore (Fiancé Rodney Meyer) of Farmington, MO and Jean Bayles (Brad) of Springfield; four grandsons, Jimmy, Jake, Josh Moore of Farmington, MO and Patrick Heinen of Rochester, IL. Joan was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Louis; a brother, Louis Markert Jr., and her sister, Rosemary Smith.

Her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews were the love of her life! Many thanks to Anne Barnett, Jane Martin, and Mary Kay Flessner for years of love and kindness.

Visitation: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass: 1 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2016 at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with Reverend Seth Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016

Time: 01:00 pm

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

Address:

524 E Lawrence Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

St. John’s Breadline or Cathedral Grade School.


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016

Time: 01:00 pm

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

Address:

524 E Lawrence Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

St. John’s Breadline or Cathedral Grade School.


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