Joan A. Saunders of Schaumburg Joan A. Saunders (nee Alls), 78, was the beloved wife of the late Jack L. Saunders; loving mother of Brett L. (Patricia) and Jo Ellen (Dallas) Albers; beloved companion and friend of John T. Spradlin; cherished grandmother of five and great-grandmother of one; dear sister of Fran Topping and Robert Alls; and aunt of many. Throughout her career as an educator, Joan enriched the lives of countless students, many of whom continued to express their gratitude for years after graduating school. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m., at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Ltd., 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg. Interment will be at the Brillhart Family Cemetery in Catawba, Va. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
. For funeral information, 847-882-5580.