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Joanne M. Delby

May 15, 1940 December 7, 2014
Joanne M. Delby
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Joanne M Delby, age 74, formerly of DeKalb, IL and Oak Park, IL passed away on December 7, 2014. Joanne was born in Chicago on May 15, 1940. She was the loving mother to Mary Jo (John) Beranek, Debbie (Paul) Miller, Thomas (Amy) Delby, Jack (Elizabeth) Delby, William (Colleen) Delby; Cherished grandmother to Becki Miller, Joey Beranek, Steven Miller, Jack Miller, Robbie Miller, Katherine Delby, Christopher Delby, Ethan Delby; step-grandmother of Jen Hadraba and Alec Karbel, Ashley Hernandez and John and Morgan McKinnon; step-great-grandmother of Landon, and Kennedy; beloved daughter of the late Jack and Ruth Lhotka; dear sister of John (Bobbe) Lhotka, Margaret Lotito, Evie (Jack) Griffing, Chuck (Maggie) Lhotka, Linda (Mike) Zagorski and the late Mary Jan (the late Dennis) Ryan; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday December 12 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Saturday December 13 at 10:15 a.m. to Ascension Church for Mass at 11 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Joanne was the former Development Coordinator for the Lions of Illinois Foundation, proudly serving for 30 years the needs of the foundation and the communities served. Donations to the Lions of Illinois Foundation ( are appreciated.


Saturday, December 13, 2014 11 a.m.

Ascension Church 801 S. East Avenue, Oak Park


Friday, December 12 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home

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