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Joan Wren

Joan K. Wren, nee Spindler, 82, of Belleville, IL, born June 11, 1934 in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at St. Paul’s Home, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Wren attended Cathedral Grade School, and was a 1952 graduate of The Academy of Notre Dame High School, both in Belleville, IL. She began her career at the St. Clair County Court House in 1953, working in the County Clerk's Office. She moved on to the Recorder of Deeds Office and retired in 1984 from the County Treasurer's Office. Joan was blessed as she was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, cousin, God Mother and loyal friend to so many. She had a passion for travel and fashion.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbert and Catherine, nee McDade, Spindler.

Surviving are her two sons, Bradley B. Wren of Chandler, AZ,
and Scott L. (Doree) Wren of St. Louis, MO;
and two grandchildren, Amelia K. Wren of Chicago, IL,
    and Daniel Wren of Tuscaloosa, AL.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2017, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 5, 2017 for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Matthew Elie officiating.

Burial will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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Condolences Left For Joan Wren

    Both Betty and I are sorry for the loss of your Mother who was a good friend and person

    God Bless you

    Bob & Betty Bolt, Smithton, Il, 62285

    To the Joan Wren family

       We just learned of Joan's passing. Scott & Brad please accept our deepest sympathies on your loss. We apologize for not being able to attend her service.
         Steve & Gina Kernan

    Steve & Gina Kernan, Columbia, Illinois, 62236

    Brad, Scott & Families,
    Our deepest sympathies to all of you. As a previous next door neighbor of Joan's on Roberta Lane, she was a wonderful neighbor, friend, and classy lady. So sorry for your loss.

    Dick & Julia Nash, South Bend, IN, 46617

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