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PROPHETSTOWN – Joyce Bennett, age 93, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Allure Nursing Home in Prophetstown.
Joyce was born on May 9, 1926 in Walnut the daughter of Frank and Frances (Hasbrook) Broers. She married Gordon Bennett on February 28, 1948 in Walnut. Joyce was at the Meek School in Walnut, Tampico Elementary and Prophetstown Elementary Schools teaching a total of 28 years retiring in 1988. She was an avid golfer, member of Prophet Hills Country Club and loved to dance.
Survivors include three daughters, Gloria Verhulst of Lyndon, Susan (Tom) Walatka of Davenport, Iowa and Phyllis (Stan) Glazier of Peoria; one son, Dale (Bonnie) Bennett of Oran, Mo.; eleven grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters and two brothers.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 9:30-11:00 AM at the Prophetstown United Methodist Church, Prophetstown. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM with Pastor Mark Meyers officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com