Joyce C. Axford Joyce C. Axford was born on Aug. 2, 1933, in Elgin, IL, to Henry and Francis Harms. She passed away on Dec. 21, 2012, at Wesley Willows in Rockford IL. She married John Axford in 1952. They lived in East Dundee for 52 years. She worked at Airtronics in Elgin, IL for 21 years, where she was secretary to the president. She moved to Wesley Willows in 2007. She is survived by her husband, John "Jack" Axford; children, Susan Epperson and Timothy (Loni) Axford; and grandchildren, Jill (Scott) Kellum and Kevin Epperson. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 318 W. Main St. in West Dundee, IL on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 11 a.m. Visitation at the church will precede the memorial service from 9:30 to 11 a.m. A luncheon will follow the memorial service at the church.