JOYCE M. DUKEY, 72 ROCKTON - Joyce M. Dukey, 72, of Rockton, died at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in Fair Oaks Nursing Center after a brief illness. Born December 6, 1940, in Belvidere, the daughter of Henry and Marion Heller. She married Charles Dukey June 17, 1961. She was employed by Walgreens for 18 years. Survivors include Son, David Dukey; Daughter, Cynthia Rogers; Son, Steve Dukey; Stepson, John W. (Glenda) Dukey; grandchildren, Derek Dukey, Tyler Stien; step-grandchildren, Andrea (Chris) Bishop, Alyssa Roach, Darrin Dukey; 4 step-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Virginia Tice and Donna Medelberg; several nieces and nephews; Close friends, Charlene Casalena and Joyce Long. Predeceased by parents; husband; daughter, Mariann; and son, Alan. Funeral ceremonies to be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 23, in McCorkle Funeral Home, Rockton Chapel, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd Rockton, IL with Pastor John W. Dukey officiating. Burial will be in Monroe Center Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until of funeral Saturday.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 22 to Mar. 23, 2013