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JOAN A. STONE, 76 ROSCOE - Joan A. Stone, 76 of Roscoe, passed away May 21, 2014 surrounded by her family. Born January 30, 1938 in Rock Island, she was the daughter of Oscar and Amelia (Schaecher) Liske. She married John W. Stone June 30, 1956 in Rock Island. A graduate of Alleman High School in Rock Island, Joan was a true caregiver that loved her profession as a nurse. She retired from Wesley Willows after 15 years of dedicated service. An avid Green Bay Packers fan, Joan enjoyed baking, cooking, yard work, and watching her grandchildren play sports. She is lovingly survived by her children, Susan (Kevin) Jensen, John (Debra) Stone, Mick Stone, Judy (Denny) Hybarger, Donald ( Mandy) Stone, Tom (Sue) Stone and MaryJo (Joe) Meier; 18 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; sisters, Donna (Harvey) Fest, Jackie (Bill) Waugh, Mary Anne Caveye, Patti (Judd) Gibbs, Kathy (Dan) Obrien, Betty (Jim) Hoogerwerf; brothers, Jerry and John (Pat) Liske; sister in law, Donna (Larry) Crum; and many other relatives and friends. Joan was predeceased by her husband and parents. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Koumelis and the nurses at OSF NICU Department for taking care of Joan. Rosary 10:30 a.m., Memorial Mass 11 a.m., Saturday, May 31, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 620 Blackhawk Blvd, South Beloit. Visitation, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 30, at Sunset Funeral Home, Machesney Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial to the family. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com.


Published in Rockford Register Star from May 28 to May 29, 2014
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