Obituaries

Joyce M. Keeney

October 17, 1940 - January 6, 2020

Joyce  M. Keeney

Obituary

Joyce M. Keeney, 79, of Belvidere, IL passed away on January 6, 2020 at her home surrounded by her adoring family. Joyce was born on October 17, 1940 in Kendall, WI to Harold and Evelyn (Fields) Brenneka. She married her loving husband, Ronnie Keeney, on December 18, 1976 in Belvidere, IL. Joyce worked as a food server for the Washington Elementary School in Belvidere for a number of years. She was a member of the Moose Club. Joyce enjoyed going to the casino, camping, and going to garage sales with her friend, Beth. She loved watching her grandchildren graduate and get married. But most importantly, she loved spending time and getting lunch with her family and friends.

Joyce will be dearly missed by her children, Gayle (Jay) Abrams, Rosie (Mark) Weber, Jackie (Brad) Benson, Craig (Pam) Keeney, and Scott (Renee) Keeney; her brother, Buzz (Ruth) Brenneka; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Evelyn; her husband, Ronnie; and her siblings, Charlie Brenneka, Elmer Brenneka, and Linda Kamin.

The visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL, 61008. The funeral ceremony will take place at 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services. Pastor John Brennan will be officiating. The burial will happen in Belvidere Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Joyce’s name may be gifted to Heartland Hospice and the Disabled American Veterans. To light a candle or write a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Saturday, January 11, 2020
10:00 am - 11:45 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

The visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services.

Saturday, January 11, 2020
12:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

The funeral ceremony will take place at 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Belvidere Cemetery

The burial will happen in Belvidere Cemetery.

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We were co-workers in Woodstock years ago.
Ao very sorry to hear of her death,
💔.

Earnest (Bob) Roberts 2020-08-18T00:37:43

07- 26-2020. I just found out.
I am so very sorry. Worked with her at Woodstock Die Casting. 💔

Earnest (Bob) Roberts 2020-07-26T08:25:22

I am VERY sorry for all of your losses! ! LOVED seeing Joyce & Gayle come thru my line @ Walmart! ! Big hugs to you all! ! !

Sue (Kroll) Pearson 2020-01-16T08:40:46

Jackie, Brad, and Family, I wish you all God’s love and peace! Love you!

Judy Benson 2020-01-11T06:13:06

Our sincerest condolences to Jackie & Brad, and Joyce’s entire family. Hold a special place in your hearts with the beautiful memories of your mother.

Sue & Randy Bennett 2020-01-10T08:40:41

Jackie and Brad, Tony and I send our deepest love for you at this time, Your Mom is in a better place now. Your memories of her will live within you forever. Know that we are praying for you all.

Susan Strodtbeck 2020-01-09T18:42:42

Rosie and family, Brad and my hearts fo out to you. We pray a blanket of comfort is placed overall of you. We love you.

Rhonda 2020-01-09T05:43:46

Jackie, I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ll miss seeing her in the garden. My thoughts are with you and your family

Kathy Stewart 2020-01-08T21:51:42

Jackie and Brad,
I’m so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is never easy. Remember all the good times you had with her and she will be with you forever. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Mark Steward 2020-01-08T14:59:00

Mr. Brad Benson and Jackie, you have my condolences for you and your family. Sending prayers up for you all now through this difficult time.

R,
Denise Graham

Denise Graham 2020-01-08T14:13:06

I am so sorry Rosie. Prayers for you and your family .

Vicki Wenger 2020-01-08T08:16:48

Pam and Craig and family…. keep her in your heart as wonderful memories.

Judi keenum 2020-01-07T18:44:00

God Bless you girls for all the love and care you have given to your Mother
Buzz , Brenda, John Cichon and I Will be with you, on Saturday.
We love you girls and are so thankful to have you as our girls.
Love from your Uncle Buzz and Aunt Ruth

Buzz and Ruth Brenneka 2020-01-07T18:42:38

I will miss her terribly. May you all find Peace in knowing how much you did for her on this journey. God Bless

Jean Chase 2020-01-07T18:32:45

Jackie, I was so sorry to read of your mom’s passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers

Karen Krabbenhoft 2020-01-07T17:24:23

I am so sorry to hear about Joyce’s passing. Beth and Joyce were such good friends, I’m sure that she and Beth have spent a lot of time in heaven catching up. I am keeping the family and friends in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all! 💔💔

Ron Eddington 2020-01-07T16:24:37

Jackie & Brad – so sad for your family’s loss. I know it has been a long road for you all, and also what a blessing you have been to her. God Bless your hearts! 😘

Valerie Seifert 2020-01-07T15:52:09

So sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers ❤️

Thomas Rak 2020-01-07T13:32:05

May God be with you all in the loss if your loved one.

Nancy Vines 2020-01-07T12:45:57

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