Joan Louise Lienard, 84, of Gillespie passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 9:50 AM at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL.
She was born on December 12, 1926, daughter of the late John Bednar & Veronica (Koniak) Bednar. She was a homemaker.
Surviving relatives include Sons, Richard (Spouse, Sue) Lienard of Drew, MS, David Lienard (Fiancée, Marilyn Lippold) of O’Fallon, IL, Daughters, Marilyn (Spouse, Tony) Kravanya of Gillespie, IL, Claire Lienard of Gillespie, IL, Grandchildren, Anthony (Spouse, Marion) Kravanya of Benld, IL, Dr. Nicolas (Spouse, Stacy) Kravanya of Alton, IL, Lyn (Spouse, Chris) Boyett of Gillespie, IL, John Lienard of Drew, MS, Kevin Lienard of Drew, MS, Allison Lienard of Drew, MS, Christina (Spouse, Kevin) Bires of Desoto, IL, Angela (Spouse, Nick) Bergen of West Palm Beach, FL, Great-Grandchildren, Anthony Kravanya of Bneld, IL, Erik Kravanya of Benld, IL, Isaac Kravanya of Benld, IL, Emmarie Bires of Desoto, IL, 3 brothers, 4 sisters.
She was preceded in her death by her Parents, 3 brothers, 4 sisters.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM.
Funeral will be Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 11:00 AM at SS Simon and Jude Church, Gillespie, IL. Minister will be Monsignor Larry Auda. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie, IL.
Memorials may be sent to Gillespie Public Library, Benld Public Library or Ben-Gil Boosters.
Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com
Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.