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Joanne M. Montavon

Published: Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Joanne M. Montavon

MAYTOWN – Joanne M. Montavon, 80, of Maytown, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.  

She was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Peterstown, the daughter of Edmund and Loretta (Sondgeroth) Weber.

She had helped her husband farm for many years.

Joanne was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Maytown, and its Altar and Rosary Society, where she took care of the altar and decorations. She enjoyed baking and playing cards.

Joanne was a volunteer at Mendota Community Hospital for many years.

She married Alvin Montavon on June 25, 1955, in Peterstown.

Survivors include her husband; children, Karen (Jerry) Henkel of West Brooklyn, Janice (Mike) Bennett of Columbia, Maryland, Marty (Lynn) Montavon of Amboy, Bill (Sally) Montavon of Dixon, Mary Sue (Tony) Parla of Wheaton, Scott (Tammy) Montavon of Sherman, and Rob Montavon of Union, New Jersey; 11 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two brothers, Norbert (Rita) Weber of Mendota and Ray (Patti) Weber of Peru; three sisters, Ruth Ann (Jim) Young of Metamora, Sister Elaine Weber, OSF, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Carol (Greg) Apuli of Hartland, Wisconsin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Michael Montavon; one brother, Ralph Weber; and three sisters, Vera Weber, Mary Rita Weber, and Rita Pakula.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy, with the rosary recited at 8 p.m., and also from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Maytown. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Maytown.

A memorial has been established.

Visit thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

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