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Joan N. Glendenning

March 21, 1929 — March 7, 2024

Joan N. Glendenning

Stillman Valley, IL – Joana “Joan” N. Glendenning, age 94, died Thursday, March 7, 2024. She was born March 21, 1929 in Oregon, IL the daughter of Ailt and Mary (Gigous) Joesten.  She attended Oregon, Pleasant Hill, and Stillman Valley Grade Schools.  Joan graduated from Stillman Valley High School in 1946.  She attended Prospect Hall Secretarial School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  She married Bruce Glendenning on February 24, 1951 in Stillman Valley, IL.  Joan worked 25 years at Continental Dynamo and Motor Company as a bookkeeper.  She enjoyed playing the piano and was the pianist/organist for the Davis Junction United Methodist Church for more than 30 years.  Over the years Joan loved spending time with her family, baking, putting puzzles together, working in her vegetable garden, and in later years sewing.  Joan enjoyed many things, weekly trips to the County Market grocery store where the employees treated her as their friend, visits from friends Cathy, Connie, and Charlotte, niece Sandra, nephew Larry, and especially the Sunday afternoon “Sunday Club” visits with sister-in-law Janet Conderman. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Bruce F. Glendenning, and brothers Nelmer and George Joesten.  She is survived by her daughter Mary Ann (David) Ankney of Stillman Valley; grandsons Zachary Ankney of Olivia, Minnesota, and Zane Ankney of Ames, Iowa; brother Robert Joesten of Louisville, Colorado; sister-in-law Janet (Danny) Conderman of Davis Junction, IL; many nieces and nephews; special friends Edie Fowler, Connie Kunce, Charlotte Meiter, Beryl Terviel, and Cathy Williams. Joan’s family would like to express a special thank you to those who have assisted with her care over the years, Tina Champlain, Alka Bond, and Melinda Gocken.  A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at the Red Brick Church in Stillman Valley with the Rev. David Bogner officiating.  Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:30 – 11:00 AM.  Burial will follow the service at the Stillman Valley Cemetery.  A memorial fund is established for the Village of Progress in memory of her niece Becky Glendenning, the Serenity Hospice and Home, and the Stillman Valley Cemetery Association.  



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