Mrs. Bush was a devoted wife and mother. After her family was raised she became a certified medical assistant and worked in the outpatient surgery center at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL. She was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL., and was active with the Pregnancy Care Center. Joyce was a member of the Silver Creek Garden Club and the Freeburg Homemakers Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Marshall D. Bush, whom she married on March 28, 1963, and who died on March 17, 2010; and her parents, Walter and Priscilla, nee Myers, Gross.
Surviving are two daughters and a son, Natalie F. Herbert, Susan T. (Mark) Daily, and David M. Bush, all of Belleville, IL;
three grandchildren, Kyle Wisneski, Jake Daily, and Devin McKenzie;
three great-grandchildren, David, Carter, and Kyleigh;
a sister, Bonnie (L.J.) Harms of Trenton, IL;
a brother, Dr. Stan Gross of O’Fallon, MO;
brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Pregnancy Care Center of Belleville or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Father John Myler officiating.
Burial will be held at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL