B. Joan Kallenbach, age 85, of Mt. Sterling, Illinois passed away at 4:08 p.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
She was born July 6, 1935 in Brown County, Illinois the daughter of Ivan R. and Susie Adams Thomas. She married Virgil Dean Kallenbach on December 18, 1955 in Versailles, Illinois and he preceded her in death on December 31, 2009.
Mrs. Kallenbach was a homemaker. She attended Hersman Grade School and graduated from Brown County High School.
Joan had attended the Zion Lutheran Church in Brown County and always enjoyed raising flowers, bird watching and solving puzzle books.
Survivors include 2 children Paul Kallenbach (Julie) and Audrey Paisley (Ron) all of Mt. Sterling. 1 sister Esther Dunn of Mt. Sterling. 5 grandchildren Jenny Zimmerman (Rick), Rachel Paben (Lance), Amy Ham (Todd), Carinne Perdew (Dave) and Kayla Paisley (Loren Tracy). 10 great grandchildren Reid, Emmy, Nolan, Langston, Henry, Mason, Bryce, Natalie, Riley and Emma also survive along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 son Terry Kallenbach and 5 sisters Helen O. Davis, Ilean Ingram, Ruth Seckman, Verna York and Norma Roberts.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Rev. Dale Gadberry officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hersman Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Hersman Cemetery.
Condolences for the family may be left on line at hendrickerfuneralhome.com.
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements.