Joyce Liedtke

Joyce Liedtke

Joyce Liedtke

August 8, 1933-September 9, 2019

EAST MOLINE — Joyce Liedtke, 86, East Moline, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at her home. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, East Moline. Burial is in Moline Memorial Park Cemetery, Moline. Visitation is 11 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, East Moline, where she was a devoted member.

Joyce Taube was born Aug. 8, 1933, on the Taube Farm in Coal Valley, Ill., the daughter of Ernest and Mabel (Lyons) Taube. She graduated from United Township High School Class of 1951. She married Richard Liedtke on Nov. 24, 1951. He died May 25, 1993. Joyce was a secretary for the Rock Island Lines. Joyce loved spending time with her family and was an amazing grandmother. She enjoyed rockhounding, gardening and reading.

Survivors include her children: Sue Goderis, Steven “Toby” (Sibyl) Liedtke, Lisa (Joseph) Wells and Jana (Jim) McGeever; grandchildren: Penny (Moe) Jones, Nathan Liedtke, Bryce Liedtke, Janelle Wells, Joshua Wells, Shannon McGeever, Ryan McGeever and Katelyn McGeever; great-grandchildren: Demonte, Dionte and Dontrell: and special friend, Donald Elliot.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and infant sister, Patricia.

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