Joan A. Leopold, age 89 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, December 20, 2020, at her residence in Highland, IL.
She was born July 18, 1931, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Alfred and Agnes (nee Rarick) Voegele.
On February 02, 1957, she married Vincent E. Leopold at Highland, IL. He survives in Highland, IL.
She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church.
Joan was born and grew up in Highland, IL. She graduated St. Paul School in 1949. She worked as a Civil Service Secretary for the US Army and US Air Force. She spent 2 years in Japan with the Air Force Civil Service. She later worked as Photographer’s Assistant at Voegele Studio, then in Chicago at CBS TV. She returned to Highland and worked at Voegele’s Studio and in 1970 became Executive Secretary at Basler Electric. She retired from Basler Electric in 1996. Joan enjoyed reading, computers, and Face Book. She and her husband enjoyed travel to Europe, the East Coast, Florida, and the Southwest. She also served as a Lector and Eucharistic Minister at St. Paul Catholic Church.
Husband – Vincent E. Leopold, Highland, IL
Son – Michael V. (Kaisha) Leopold, Edmond, OK
Son – Mark Patrick (Yulia) Leopold, Belleville, IL
Daughter – Mara N. (Jim) Glatezak, O’Fallon, MO
Grandchild – Austin L. (Brittany) Leopold
Grandchild – Joshua P. Ryan
Grandchild – Tanya C. Leopold
Grandchild – Deena B. Leopold
Brother – Michael P. (Anna) Voegele, Highland, IL
Brother In-Law – Clifford W. Gruner, Highland, IL
She was preceded in death by:
Father – Alfred Voegele – Died 9/7/1971
Mother – Agnes N. Voegele, nee Rarick – Died 7/21/1994
Grandchild – Jacob M. Ryan
Sister – Judith M. Gruner – Died 7/1/2020
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Private visitation will be held at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL .
Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 26, 2020, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL, with Father Pat G. Jakel, officiating.
Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Educational Foundation, Masses, or Franciscan Mission Association.