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JOAN C. BRITZ Obituary
Joan C. Britz of Huntley Joan C. Britz, 70, died suddenly on March 21, 2011 in Clarksville, Tenn. A memorial gathering for Joan will be held Saturday, June 11, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. Joan was born April 12, 1940, the daughter of Joseph V. and Zola (nee Swick) Schuster. On Sept. 3, 1960, she married Joseph E. Britz. Joan was an educator in both Illinois and Texas, a well respected early childhood advocate and an author. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, reading and snorkeling. She loved her family and Leon Russell music. She is survived by her husband, Joseph E. Britz of Huntley; two sons, Douglas J. (Sherri) Britz of Bettendorf, Iowa and Stephen J. (Suzy) Britz of Flower Mound, Texas; and six grandchildren, Stephen Jr., Joseph, Benjamin, Jessica, Jacob and Alyssa Britz. Joan is also survived by her brother, John Schuster of Gilbert, Ariz.; and many nieces, nephews and other family members. Joan was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister-in-law, Nancy Schuster. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the . On-line condolences may be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com or for further information, please call 847-515-8772.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 27, 2011
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