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Joyce Schmidt

October 2, 1942 — June 13, 2022

Morton

Joyce Schmidt

MORTON – Joyce Ann (Disselhorst) Schmidt, 79, passed away at her home on Monday, June 13, 2022, with her family by her side.

She was born on October 2, 1942, in Quincy, Ill., to Betty and Grant Disselhorst. She married Raymond Schmidt in Quincy, Ill. on June 27, 1965. He survives.

Also surviving are their two children, Julie (Floyd) Draves of Peoria, Ill. and TL Schmidt of Hurst, Texas; seven sisters, Connie Mowen of Quincy, Ill., Jane Newman of Port Orange, Fla., Vickie (Mick) Steinkamp of Quincy, Ill., Marsha (Gary) Harpole of Daytona Beach, Fla., Cindy (Richard) Lohmeyer of Quincy, Ill., Brenda (Clifford) Robinson of Morton, Sherri (Christopher) Winters of Chatham, Ill.; two brothers Gary (Judy) Disselhorst of Cape Coral, Fla. and David

(Dawn) Disselhorst of Granite City, Ill.; two brother-in-laws, Eldon (Barbara) Schmidt of O'Fallon, lll. and Lozelle Schmidt of Burton, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews and their extended families.

Joyce was preceded in death by three brothers,

Ronnie, Richard, and Bobby Disselhorst; one sister, Bonnie Cutforth; and many sisters and brothers-in-law.

Joyce managed the IHOP on Knoxville in Peoria and Taco Johns in East Peoria for many years. She was a manager that will be remembered for creating a fun team.

Joyce was involved in multiple bridge groups, was very creative with crafts, and had rediscovered the love of quilting after retiring.

Raymond and Joyce spoke to the appreciation they had of all the travel they experienced together, seeing the world and meeting new friends.

The family would like to thank Synergy Home Care for the love Joyce received at home and also UnityPoint Proctor 2nd and 3rd floor nurses and CNA's for her care she received during her multiple admissions.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2022, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday prior to the service from 3 to 4:45 p.m.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Joyce Schmidt, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, June 17, 2022

3:00 - 4:45pm (Central time)

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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Celebration of Life

Friday, June 17, 2022

Starts at 5:00pm (Central time)

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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