Joanne P. Hamer - 77

6/10/1940 - 5/13/2018

Byron, IL

Joanne P. Hamer, age 77, of Byron passed away on Sunday May 13, 2018 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. She was born in Rockford on June 10, 1940 the daughter of Everett and Grace (Medearis) Lemke. Joanne graduated from Byron High School. She married John Hamer on August 8, 1959. He passed away on December 9, 2009. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed all of her grandchildren and having great grandchildren brought even more joy to her life. She is survived by her daughters, Paula Hamer Kastning of Byron and Denise (Simon) Hamer Perez of Downer’s Grove; brothers, Everett (Mary) Lemke, Jr. of Winnebago and Roger (Sheila) Lemke of Byron; grandchildren, Clark (Dorika) Aliprandini of Byron, Anna (Paul) Martin of Winnebago, and Prisilla Patel of Downer’s Grove; and great grandchildren, Daniel, Jaydn, Nikyah, Gabriel, and Donovin.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday May 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron. Visitation will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 AM prior to the service. Burial in Byron Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Visitation:

Vistiation will be held on Thursday May 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM at the Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron.

Service:

Funeral services will be held on Thursday May 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron.

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