Joan Jung

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Joan E. Jung, nee Frech, 90, of Swansea, IL, born April 18, 1933, in New Athens, died Monday, April 1, 2024, at her residence.

Mrs. Jung worked as a bookkeeper for the family business at J&K Towing & Service Inc. Joan and her husband were avid bowlers. She loved to play cards and bingo, especially with her sister, Carol.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James “Jim” R. Jung, whom she married on April 18, 1953, and who died on August 15, 2010; her parents, Clarence and Violet, nee Schrag, Frech, a sister, Nancy Stein, and her brother, Gary Frech.

She is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Jung (fiancé Brian Moran); two sons, Kevin (Connie) Jung and Lester (Deanna) Jung; six grandchildren, Justin Jung, Jade Lane, Katherine Larson, Michael Jung, Tabatha Jung and Nicole Jung; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Carol Grohmann of Belleville, IL.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends and family may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2024, and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2024, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL,

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2024, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.

Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.


5 Comments on Joan Jung

Michelle Yvonne Feurer said : Guest Report Apr 09, 2024 at 2:47 PM

Your Mom and Dad were so special to me. Always enjoyed babysitting for the three of you. Please cherish memories and sending love and prayers.

  • Freeburg
  • IL
Robin Chandler said : Guest Report Apr 08, 2024 at 9:17 AM

My condolences to the family; I remember fondly all the good times as we grew up on the North/East End of Freeburg back in the good old days.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Connie Jean Goyda said : Guest Report Apr 05, 2024 at 5:13 AM

My deepest sympathy to the family. I remember Joan from all the Marilyner’s Activities and always smiling

  • Bellevill
  • IL
Dana Gully said : Guest Report Apr 04, 2024 at 1:00 PM

Sorry for your loss. I've grown to love her. We shared a lot of memories together .My job here at St.pauls is rewarding and special to me, I really do care and will continue to make them happy. God Bless you all. Once again sorry for your loss, with tears I'm going to miss her.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Kelly Burton & Kevin saak said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2024 at 9:59 AM

We send our deepest condolences to the family Joan was a wonderful neighbor & friend for years at country meadows.. she will be missed dearly ..

  • Swansea
  • Illinois

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