Joan (Jeufufer) Leidig

Born: Sun., Sep. 4, 1932
Died: Mon., Dec. 10, 2012


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Jan. 19, 2013


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Joan Ann Leidig, age 80, of Geneva passed away Monday December 10, 2012 at her home in Geneva surrounded by family. 

She was born September 4, 1932 in Joliet, Illinois, the daughter of Wilfred and Pearl (Jeufufer) Hartley.

Joan worked since she was a young girl in the field of arts and entertainment.  She directed, appeared in, and taught theater for countless productions throughout the area for decades.  She also hosted an arts and entertainment show on WSPY TV, Fox Valley Today.  Joan was an active member of First Baptist Church of Geneva. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family.  She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her. 

She is survived by her children Kristen (Jim) Stombres of St. Charles and Philip (Cindy) Leidig of Geneva; grandchildren Allyse Joanna (Steven) Rehak, Alexander Stombres, Austin Stombres, Ryan Leidig and Trevor Leidig; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert, who passed away in 2002; and brothers A.W. Bill Hartley and Lee Hartley.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 19, 2013, at 10:00am, at First Baptist Church of Geneva, 2300 South Street, Geneva.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to First Baptist Church of Geneva.

Arrangements handled by Malone Funeral Home, Geneva. Information 630-232-8233

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Jo Ann Gryder
   Posted Wed December 19, 2012
I had just pulled out a Christmas Angel for our tree that Jo had given my son, Rob, in 1990 when he was one of the angels in the Best Christmas Pageant Ever at the Sandwich Opera House. It was personalized to/from and is a wonderful memory of our time with Jo as Director of that program. She was organized, kind and made the work of putting on a production fun for all involved esp for a 10 year old boy! Our family extends deepest sympathy to you all.

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