Mrs. Jaeckel was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and St. Clair Country Club. She loved gardening and especially enjoyed decorating for the Christmas and Easter holidays. Joan loved golfing and bowling and looked forward to her monthly gatherings with her ladies club.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Fred J. Jaeckel, whom she married on July 23, 2004, and who died on October 6, 2012; her parents, Charles and Viola, nee Worms, Gain; a brother, Charles (Irene) Gain; a grandson, Michael Schaltenbrand; two sisters-in-law, Marion Gain and Betty Dobkowski; and a nephew, Douglas Gain.
Surviving are two sons, Larry Jr. (Mary) Schaltenbrand, and Michael (Angela) Schaltenbrand; a daughter, Shari (Terry) Dahm; 11 grandchildren, Larry III (Lisa) Schaltenbrand, Jarod (Liz) Schaltenbrand, Dana (Darren) Mehrmann, Angi (Mike) Kern, Taylor (Brittany) Schaltenbrand, Chandler (Nick) Welby, Hannah Schaltenbrand, a very special granddaughter, Nicole Dahm, Jessica Ferrario, Jeremy (Stephanie) Dahm, and Chelcie (Brian) Barrington; 19 great-grandchildren, Cole, Wyatt, Paige, Wesley, Lucy, Abby, Drew, Wade, Mallory, Cary, Ava, Noah, Camryn, Cache, Kennedy, Ty, Olivia, Hailey, and Kinsley; a twin brother, James Gain of Belleville, IL; four nieces, Diane (John) Boyne, Debbie (William) Plyler, Terry Weidemann, and Debbie Gain; two nephews, Tony (Anne) Gain, and Brad (Carla) Gain; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to PTOEC (Parent Teacher Organization for Exceptional Children). Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2022, at St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2022, at St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with the Rev. Kenneth York officiating.
Burial will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.