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Joan R. Spevacek
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Obituary for Joan R. Spevacek

Joan R. Spevacek (nee Geiger), age 92, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1967, formerly of Clintonville, WI, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at The Springs at Monarch Landing in Naperville, IL. She was born December 1, 1925 in Clintonville.

Beloved wife of 45 years to the late John F. Spevacek, who preceded her in death on December 7, 2000, loving father of Mary Ann Spevacek of Streamwood, IL, Thomas (Diane Bravos) Spevacek of Oak Park, IL, Peter (Susan Mravca) Spevacek of Austin, TX, James Spevacek of Taos, NM and Joseph (Ann Harvey) Spevacek of Chicago, IL, adored grandmother of John Howard Spevacek, dear sister of the late Clement Geiger and the late Leonard Geiger, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Joan grew up in Clintonville, WI and was a graduate of Clintonville High School and St. Mary's School of Nursing in Rochester, MN. Joan served as a nurse in the U.S. Army, stationed stateside during the Korean War and worked for many years as a surgical nurse at Copley Hospital in Aurora, IL. She was a former member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Naperville and a current, active member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Naperville, where she was a member of the Fifty & Holding Club.

Visitation Friday, September 14, 2018, 9:00-11:00 AM in the Narthex at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, 11:00 AM in the church with Rev. Joel Fortier officiating.

A luncheon will follow the funeral mass at the church.

Future inurnment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan's memory may be made to:

St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 355-8980, www.stapostle.org/

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.


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Visitation

Friday

14

Sep

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

14

Sep

11:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563


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St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563
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