Joann C. Yergler, 86, of Cissna Park passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. She was born October 17, 1934 in Artesia Twp., the daughter of Albert W. and Carolina L. (Krumwiede) Seggebruch and they preceded her in death. She married Samuel R. Yergler Jr. on April 9, 1955 at St. John's Lutheran Church at Ash Grove and he preceded her in death on December 24, 1975.
She is survived by one son, Kevin (Becky) Yergler of Cissna Park; three daughters, Julie (Ed) Steiner of Cissna Park, Christine (John) Callahan of Hinsdale and Beth (Tom) Schroeder of Watseka; one sister, Rhoda Seggebruch of Peoria; one brother, Dale (Madalyn) Seggebruch of Onarga; eleven grandchildren, Cara (Dan) Whalen, Karl (Krista) Steiner, Jared (Julie) Yergler, Carrie (Chad) Rust, Ashleigh (Chad) Verkler, Bryana Yergler, Bret (Brian) Neukomm, Raelynn (Justin) Estay, Claire Callahan, Charlotte Callahan and Jordan Schroeder; 25 great-grandchildren, Morgan, Caleb, Caitlyn & Alyson Whalen; Kipten, Lincoln, Isabelle, Andersen & Gabrielle Steiner; James, Joel & Jonah Yergler; Kynzie & Klay Rust; Malaki, Lilyana & Lydia Verkler; Brady, Brittyn, Bransyn, Bria & Bryant Neukomm; and Skyler, Tinley & Weston Estay; and several nieces and nephews.
Joann was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church at Ash Grove, L.W.M.L. & Ladies Aid, and Cissna Park American Legion Auxiliary.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at St. John's Lutheran Church at Ash Grove. Rev. Tim Hahn will officiate. Burial will follow in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery at Ash Grove.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church at Ash Grove or donor's choice.
Arrangements are by the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park.
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