Joyce Hoerr

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Joyce A. Hoerr, nee Meng, 86, of O’Fallon, IL, formerly of Freeburg, IL, born February 4, 1936, in Belleville, IL, died Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Memorial East Hospital, Shiloh, IL.

Joyce worked as a bookkeeper for Mercantile Bank before her retirement. She was an avid Cardinals baseball fan and loved to read.  Joyce enjoyed socializing with her many friends, and especially loved spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Lavina, nee Phillips, Meng; a brother, Raymond Meng; and two sisters, Doris Pflasterer and Janice Hoenig.

Surviving are her three children, Debra A. Thompson of O’Fallon, IL, Susan K. (Wright S.) Carter of Millstadt, IL, and Rhonda L. (Gary) Van Osdale of Belleville, IL;
six grandchildren, Lauren (Mark) Morton, Sarah (Blake) Arnold, Heather (Jordan) Hauss, Katelyn (Matthew) Touchette, Nick Van Osdale (fiancé, Kaylee Bouas), and Alex Van Osdale;
six great-grandchildren, Ella Hauss, Jay Hauss, Charlie Morton, Claire Morton, Jackson Morton, Weston Touchette;
two great-granddaughters on the way, Olivia Arnold and Madelyn Arnold;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society ( Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 12 to 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL, at a later date.


3 Comments on Joyce Hoerr

Judie Kolb said : Guest Report Jul 17, 2022 at 12:52 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss of Joyce! I did her hair at Cambridge House every week and will miss her dearly. She was so proud of her family. You all were so close and got together very often. I loved hearing her stories of her family. My deepest sympathy, Judie Kolb

  • Millstadt
  • Illinois
virgiloeltjen said : Guest Report Jul 16, 2022 at 7:50 PM

So sorry for the loss of your mother Suzy, be strong and we pray for you and your family at this hard time.

  • Mascoutah
  • Illinois
Pat said : Guest Report Jul 15, 2022 at 7:54 PM

Joyce . I Called her Gran was a Great Lady. She Will Be Missed.

  • TX

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