Joan A. Then, nee West, 81, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born Jan. 18, 1933, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Cedarhurst Memory Care, Shiloh, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Then; and her parents, Stephen and Mary, nee Harizal West.
Surviving are her daughters, Karen Then (David) Beyer of Fairview Heights, Ill., Elaine (Paul) Holland of Collinsville, Ill., and Patricia (David) Hansen of Mascoutah, Ill.; grandchildren, Rob Beyer, Emily (Cody Powell) Beyer, Taylor Hansen and Katy Hansen; a sister, Janet (Jim) Nations of Swansea, Ill.; nieces and nephews, Susan Hamlin, James Nations Jr., Margaret Clarke, Colleen Kern, Brian Then and Alan Then; great-nieces and great-nephews; and special friends, Asa and Rosemary Rosenkranz and Betty Gierse.
The family would like to thank Cedarhurst, Shiloh, Ill., and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice and
. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral procession to leave at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014, from Kassly Mortuary for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial at St. Stephens Catholic Church, Caseyville, Ill., with Father Raymond Schultz officiating. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fairview Heights, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Kassly Mortuary, Ltd.
9900 St. Clair Avenue Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 16, 2014