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Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
Friday May 21st, 2021
3:00pm - 6:00pm

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Joyce Wiesinger

Joyce Wiesinger (Née Spanos)

Age 73 of Lemont, IL, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 17, 2021 at Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center, with her loving family by her side.

Born April 24, 1948 in Chicago, IL, Joyce was a daughter of James and Grace (Née Murino) Spanos.

She was raised in the Chicago area, graduated from Shields High School and moved to Justice, IL in 1967.

Joyce enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking Christmas cookies.

Most of all, she loved taking care of her family and being with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Tina (Jim) Madlener, Michele (Justin) Kwarta and Joey Wiesinger; grandchildren, Justin (Jordan) Shelly, Taylor (Aaron) Aguerrevere, Alyssa Madlener, Christopher Zimmerman and Amanda (Steven) Yurinich; great-grandchildren, Brecken and Emberlyn Shelly and Elise Yurinich; sister-in-law, Edna (late Butch) Craig; brother-in-law, Robert (MaryLou) Ericksen, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joyce was preceded in death by her loving husband of 35 years; Bruce Wiesinger and her parents, James and Grace Spanos.

A visitation will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Face Masks are required.

at Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, 1500 Black Road, Joliet, IL 60435.

Private committal services will take place in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL where Joyce will be laid to rest next to her husband Bruce.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Joyce’s memory to: Trinity Services Inc., 301 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL- https://www.trinityservices.org/donate.

Relatives and friends may sign the online guest book by logging onto: www.PleseFuneral.com.

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the genuine care and direction of Kenneth A. Plese, in Joliet, IL   815-735-2125.

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Tina, Michele and FamilyMy thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I have nothing but fond memories of your mom.  Rest in Peace Joyce with your loving Bruce.

Laura Siracusa May 19 2021 12:00 AM

Joyce always had the best smile and laugh. Truly feel blessed to have known her. Love, thoughts and prayers to the family.

Lori May 18 2021 12:00 AM

My special  friend and sweet neighbor Joyce  we had alot of great times together and memories  that will always be in my heart ❤ you will be missed DEARLY God Bless   Love  Barb Mike & Michael  Maloney ❤ߙ

Mike Barb & MICHAEL Maloney May 18 2021 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences to the family ❤️Kristina and Tyler Reed

Kristina and Tyler Reed Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

I have many, many fond memories of our next door neighbors, Joyce and Bruce. I am so lucky to have visited with her when she stayed in Lemont. Hugs to Tina, Shelley, and Joey. She will be missed!Kathy Hoffer Fritschel

Kathy Hoffer Fritschel Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM