Joyce Siebke


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Posted Online: March 27, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Joyce M. Siebke, 89, of Moline, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 1, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation is from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Moline. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to D.A.V. or any humane society.
Joyce was born on Aug. 17, 1923, in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, the daughter of Albert Edward and Mary Ellen Adams. She married Henry Floyd Siebke on March 31, 1945, in England while he was in the Army. He preceded her in death on June 9, 1997.
Joyce came to the United States in June 1946. She and her husband owned Signs by Siebke for 40 years and were co-owners since 1986 of Jartco Inc., retiring in 1996. Here in Moline, she became a member of Christ Episcopal Church and was the past president of McKinley School PTA in Moline. She also was a member of the East End Business Auxiliary and a 40-year member of "For Others" Circle of King's Daughters since 1990, as well as Lend a Hand Circle of King's Daughters.
Survivors include daughters, Dianne Siebke, Bettendorf, and Michele (Tom) Dayton, Moline; grandchildren, Kimberly Dayton, Moline, Adam Dayton, Moline, Andrew Cluff, Davenport, and Alexander Cluff, Davenport; five great-grandchildren; two nephews and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Betty Smith; and brother, Eric Adams.
A special thank you to Help At Home, especially Cindy H. for the care and compassion that was given to both parents.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 



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