JOAN V. BANACH (NEE RICHWALSKI) LANSING, IL Joan V. Banach (nee Richwalski), age 87 of Lansing passed away on Thursday June 26, 2014. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Edmund J. Banach; two children: Cheryl Rauwolf and Mark (Margaret) Banach; five grandchildren: Scott Kintz, Robin Kintz, Joseph Kintz, Andrew Banach, and Ashley Banach; and five great grandchildren: Kacey, Collin, Kaitlyn, Jacob, and Cole. Mrs. Banach is also survived by a brother, Martin (Donna) Richwalski; and a sister, Maryann (late Frank) Gawel. She was preceded in death by her parents: Martin and Veronica (nee Mech) Richwalski; and infant son, John. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 9:30 AM from the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Rd., Lansing to St. Ann Church 3010 Ridge Road in Lansing for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM. Mrs. Banach was a graduate of St. Casimir's Grade School and Hammond Tech High School. She worked for Conkey's in Hammond. On October 9, 1948, Joan married Edmund and became a devoted wife and mother. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
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Published in The Times on June 30, 2014