In memory of
JOYCE C. STEPHEN
HUNTLEY - Joyce C. Stephen, 79, died peacefully at her home, October 12, 2016. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00am, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church,10307 Dundee Road, Huntley. The family will greet friends from 9:00am until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to a favorite charity of one's choice in Joyce's name. Joyce was born November 15, 1936 in Cicero, Illinois the daughter of Frances and Valerie Stehlik. She worked as Executive Director of External Affairs for Metra. She married Fergus Stephen in 1994. She was an avid golfer and a member of St. Mary Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Spending time with her family and friends was her greatest joy. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her children, Cynthia (Stephen) Elkins, Jeffrey (Kristi) Branecki and Lynn (Ken) Froeming and by her 8 grandchildren: Leslie (Jens), Shannon, Katianna (Jesse), Rebecca, Michelle (Jim), Kelley (Tim), Lorenza, and Jeffrey Joseph "J.J.", and by her great grandchildren: Madilynn, Desmond, Natalie and Fiona. She is also survived by many good friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, and by her husband, Fergus. For further information, please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or on-line condolences may be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com .
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