Joan "Kay" DeClue, nee Bieri, 66, of Belleville, Ill., born March 5, 1950 in East St Louis, Ill., passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, in St Louis, Mo.
Kay worked in Data Graphics for Ralston Purina. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, nieces, great-nieces and nephews. Traveling with her husband was one of her favorite pastimes, as well as going to Sunday night bingo at the O'Fallon Knights of Columbus.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Franklin P. and Betty, nee Beard, Bieri; and a sister, Pamela Bieri.
Surviving are her husband, Leonard W. DeClue of Belleville, Ill.; children, Denise (Richard) Rowley of Florissant, Mo.; Leonard (Debbie) DeClue of St. Charles, Mo., David (Jen) DeClue of Hazelwood, Mo., and Janis (Jack) Swank of New Baden, Ill.; brothers and sisters, Nancy (Michael) Robinson of Shiloh, Ill., Alan (Barbara) Bieri of Lebanon, Ill., Mariellen Goforth of O'Fallon, Ill.; and Keith (Hope) Bieri of O'Fallon, Ill.; four grandchildren, David (Katie) DeClue of Florissant, Mo., Sara (Chad) Gibbs of Phoenix, Ariz., Brandon DeClue of St. Charles, Mo., and Dillon DeClue of St. Charles, Mo.; four great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She will be deeply missed by her friends, family, and all who knew her.
Memorials can be made to the
at cancer.org/donate. Condolences may be made to the family at www.schildknechtfh.com
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S Lincoln Ave., O'Fallon, Ill. 62269.
Funeral: Private funeral services will be held with internment at O'Fallon City Cemetery.
SCHILDKNECHT FUNERAL HOME O'Fallon, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 2, 2016