Obituary for Joan Helen (nee Didier) Meersman | Ryan-Parke Funeral Home
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Joan Helen (nee Didier) Meersman

September 4, 1930 ~ October 27, 2018 (age 88)

Joan Helen Meersman, nee Didier. Age 88 of Edison Park. Beloved wife of 62 years to the late Donald T. Loving mother of Anne (William) Gorman, Donald R. (Catherine), Patricia, Jean (Richard) Dorsch, Virginia (Earl) Campbell, Susan (John) Tebbetts, Timothy (Elizabeth), Steven (Kelly), Lynn (Noe) Salinas, Kay (Robert) Szramek and Mark (Elizabeth). Proud grandmother of Joseph (Candice), Corinne, Thomas (Michelene), Lisa, Katherine (Brian), Peter, Anne (T.J.), George (Hannah), Matthew (Catherine), Margaret, Christine, Edward, Michael, Timothy, Kathleen, Emma, Allison, Catherine, Mia, Brian, Olivia, Julia, Zachary, Ivy, Mary Jane and Daniel. Great-grandmother of Darryl, D.J., Griffin, Reed, Ginger, Everett, Jake, Addison, Otto and Macsen. Dear sister of the late Rosalie Johnson, Ray "Buzz" Didier and David Didier. Avid birder, potter and prairie restorer. Visitation Thursday, Nov. 1, 3-9 p.m., at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy. (2 blks. S. of Touhy), Park Ridge. Funeral Friday, 9:15 a.m. prayers from funeral home, to St. Juliana Church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Illinois Audubon Society,, are appreciated.  

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