Joan Rose Goolsby
Age 85, passed away Wednesday April 18, 2018 at Rosewood Care Center.
Survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Granville “Grant” Goolsby Jr.; son Granville “Grant” P. (Terri Jessen) Goolsby III; grandson Ryan M. (Catherine) Goolsby; great-grandchildren Isabella, Jenna, Kyliegh, Caitlin and Meghan; grandson Kirk A. (Irene) Goolsby; great grandchildren Karina and Kirk Jr.; grandson Grant N. (Amy) Goolsby; great grandchildren Lainey, Cole and Carter; son Robert G. (Ann Meyers); granddaughters Kathryn Goolsby and Carol (Dave) Michalski; great grandchild Lochlain Hyland Goolsby; daughter Peggy Ann (Joseph J.) Parthun; grandson James J. (Kerri) Parthun; great grandchild Zachary J. Parthun; grandson Daniel M. (Karissa) Parthun; great grandchild Ruth Louise Parthun; daughter Sally Ann (Jeffrey) Seeger; grandson Jeffrey Maxwell (Emily) Seeger and granddaughter Charlene Rose Marie Seeger; one sister Judith (Mike) Buell; two sisters-in-law Mary Goolsby and Thelma Rhind. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceded in death by her parents Glenn and Vera (Richardson) Rhind; two brothers Darrel (Virginia) Rhind and Warren Rhind.
Born in Joliet, a Joliet resident most of her life. Joan and Grant enjoyed retirement in Lake Wildwood, before returning to the Joliet Area. Member of the International Order of Kings Daughters and Sons, Jennie Lee Circle for over 60 years, Putman Christian Church. She loved spending time with her family, bird watching and counted cross stitch.
A Memorial Service will be held, Tuesday April 24, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Broady officiating. Inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at 12:00 p.m. Visitation Tuesday morning 9:00 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of flowers memorials to the International Order of Kings Daughters and Sons would be appreciated.