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Joyce L. Sillar
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Obituary for Joyce L. Sillar


Joyce L. Sillar, nee Ziegler, age 88, a lifelong resident of Plainfield, IL, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2018 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. She was born on February 15, 1930 in Waterman, IL, to Ralph and Clara Ziegler, who preceded her in death.

Joyce is survived by her loving children, Michael (Tina) Sillar, Patricia Sillar and Jeb (Sandi) Sillar, all of Plainfield, IL; her cherished grandchildren, William Sillar, Michael (fiancé Brant Brady) Sillar, Tricia (John) LaFleur, Matthew (Farah) Hausser, Lucas (Dana) Sillar, Rachel (Doug) Swenson and Margaret Sillar; her nine special great grandchildren; her dear sister-in-law, Virginia (the late Arthur) Goss of Yorkville, IL. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert D. “Bob” Sillar in 2004, and her infant grandson, Andrew Sillar.

Joyce grew up in Plainfield and graduated from Plainfield High School, Class of 1948. After raising her children she was employed at J.D. Brown and Gehrke’s Foods, both in Plainfield. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Joyce’s life, memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431 would be greatly appreciated.

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 20, 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Routes 30 & 59, Plainfield. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 10:00 AM at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Wheatland Township Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544





10:00 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Cemetery Details


Wheatland Township Cemetery

104th Street
Naperville, IL 60564

Memorial Contribution

Joliet Area Community Hospice

250 Water Stone Circle
Joliet, IL 60431

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