Joan Ruth Fackler Age: 77 Residence: Vandalia
8:03am, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Altamont Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Joan Ruth Fackler, 77, departed this life peacefully the morning of 8 March, 2016 at the Altamont Lutheran Care Center. A service of remembrance was held at 9am Saturday 12 March at St. Thomas Church in Salem, IL. She was buried at St. Augustine’s House in Oxford, MI on 14 March.
Joan was born 18 August, 1938 in New Orleans, LA, to Carl and Helen (Henneberg) Wegener. She met her first husband, Jim, in St. Louis while she attended nursing school and he attended seminary. They were married in 1960 and parted by death after sharing their lives more than 55 years. Together she and Fr. Jim raised many sons and touched the lives of many.
Joan was preceded in death by her youngest sister Ellen, her oldest son Victor, her parents, her aunt “Nan” (Ruth), and so many loving and beloved family and friends.
She leaves to live in thanks, hope, and love her husband Jim, brother Paul, sister Carol and brother-in-law Phil, sons and daughters Tim and Nathalie, Pete, Paul and Barbara, David and Conrad, Nathanael and Kendrea, Andy and Lisa, Tom and Margaret, Phil and Callie, many grandchildren, and numerous loving and beloved family, friends, and neighbors with whom she shared her life and love.
Gifts in Joan’s memory may go to the Altamont Lutheran Care Center, St. Augustine’s House, Missouri Botanical Garden, the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Cancer Society, or wherever you find need.
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