Gloria Joyce Bausch, 80, of Decatur, IL passed away at 10:42 p.m. on Tuesday (Sept. 10, 2013) at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Bausch was born on July 26, 1933 in Morrisonville, IL, the daughter of Earse and Melvina (Luce) Spencer. Joyce graduated from Morrisonville High School. She was a beautician for over 40 years. She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Joyce was a wonderful homemaker, cook and baker. She married Robert Lee Weddle, Sr. on December 30, 1952. He preceded her in death on October 5, 1972. Joyce later married Elmer V. Bausch on June 26, 1976. She loved life, her children and her grandchildren. She will be missed by all.
Surviving are her husband: Elmer V. Bausch of Decatur, IL; daughter: Mardi Weddle of Decatur, IL; step-daughters: Kris (Mike) Walsh of Buffalo Grove, IL and Sandi (Kent) Durbin of Carol Stream, IL; sisters: Barbara (Jim) O’Brien of Taylorville, IL and Sharon (Paul) Nation of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren: Corey (Danelle) Weddle of Ames, IA, Tara (Jason) Medlin of Eureka, IL, Trish (Russ Danielson) Larry of McHenry, IL, Michael Walsh of Mundelein, IL, David Walsh of Buffalo Grove, IL, Brian Durbin of Carol Stream, IL and Leslie Durbin of Carol Stream, IL; great grandchildren: Gabriel, Tyler, Amber and Julian. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband: Robert, son: Robert Lee Weddle, Jr., four sisters and one brother.
A service to celebrate Joyce’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday (Sept. 13, 2013) at Dawson & Wikoff North Chapel. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Friday. Burial will be in Morrisonville Cemetery.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.