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Joyce M. Lohrstorfer

Birth Date: February 14, 1932
Death Date: June 28, 2018

Decatur – Joyce M. Lohrstorfer, 86, of Decatur, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Joyce was born in Shook, MO, February 14, 1932. She was a member of Ss. James & Patrick Parish and Legion of Mary. Joyce married Charles Francis Lohrstorfer July 29, 1950, in Decatur, and he preceded her in death May 31, 2009. Also preceding her in death were her mother Carmen Larry, brother Carroll Larry and daughter Linda McKown.

Surviving are her children: Charles L. Lohrstorfer and wife Nancy of Decatur, IL, Fredrick B. Lohrstorfer and wife Beth of Decatur, IL, Timothy A. Lohrstorfer and wife Suzanne of Indianapolis, IN, and Theresa K. Bowser and husband Samuel of Decatur, IL; son-in-law, Melton McKown of Red Oak, TX; grandchildren: Mark McKown, Erin and husband Daniel Evans, Hilary and husband Henry Turek, Kris Lohrstorfer, Kari and husband Aaron Brewer, Kyle and wife Holly Lohrstorfer, Luke and Marianne Lohrstorfer, Amber Slifer, Ryan Cox, and Jodi and Ryan Bowser and 11 great-grandchildren. Joyce is also survived by two sisters: Janice Arvin and husband Jerry of San Diego, CA and Juanita Larry of Decatur, IL; many nieces, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Monday, July 2, 2018, from 5 to 7 pm at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home; vigil prayer service will be at 4:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate her life will be 10 am, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Very Rev. Jeffery A. Grant, celebrant. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Decatur. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ss. James and Patrick Parish.

The family would like to thank the staff of St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Heartland Health Care Center and Eagle Ridge.

The family of Joyce M. Lohrstorfer is being served by the Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe St., Decatur, IL 62526. Memories and condolences may be shared at

Video Tribute for Joyce M. Lohrstorfer:

Vigil Prayer Service
July 2, 2018
4:30 pm
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home
2801 North Monroe Street Decatur, Il 62526
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July 2, 2018
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services
2801 N. Monroe Decatur, IL 62526
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Mass of Christian Burial
July 3, 2018
10:00 am
St. Patrick Catholic Church
407 E. Eldorado Ave. Decatur, IL 62523
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