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Joan Margaret Stickle

Birth Date: September 26, 1941
Death Date: January 6, 2018

Joan Margaret Stickle, 76, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, January 06, 2018 in Symphony of Decatur with her family by her side.

Joan was born September 26, 1941 in Pekin, Illinois, the daughter of Melvin and Vera (McDonald) Behrends. She was a bank teller for many years and enjoyed fishing and playing Bingo.

Joan leaves behind her children Thomas Goodall, Lori (Shelby) Richardson, Patricia (William) Sandage, Scott Goodall, and Mary Pierce (Kevin McDonald), brother Melvin Behrends, ten grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents, sister Marilyn Thome and brother David Behrends.

The family will receive friends from 12-1 PM Friday, January 12, 2018 at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Private family burial will be in Macon County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

January 12, 2018
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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