Cover photo for Joanne A. Spayer's Obituary
Joanne A. Spayer Profile Photo
1930 Joanne 2014

Joanne A. Spayer

September 15, 1930 — December 7, 2014

Joan Spayer 84 of La Salle was able to rise up and walk again hand-in hand- to her final journey with her husband Eugene and their son John who proceeded in her death. Joan Passed peacefully on Sunday December 7, 2014 at 8:20 PM in Heritage Health Care Center La Salle after an extended illness. Services will be 7:00 PM Tuesday December 16, 2014 in Ptak Funeral Home. Pastor Betty Delgado will officiate. Burial will be private at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-7 PM in Ptak Funeral Home. Joan was born September 15, 1930 in La Salle to Frank and Helen Hrovat. She married Eugene Spayer April 22, 1950 in St Roch’s Church. Joan worked as a telephone operator for Illinois Bell, then at Prince Castle in La Salle where she met her lifetime companion Eugene. For many years Eugene and Joan owned and operated Gene’s Cities Service in La Salle which later became Gene’s Sunoco Service that brought many fond memories for our family as well as their many loyal friends. Survivors include her son Terry (Carol) Spayer of Peoria. 4 Grandchildren Todd (Denise Ekstam) Spayer of Oglesby Curt (Ashley) Spayer of La Salle ,Megan (Patrick) Couri of Peoria and Micah Spayer of New York City. 4 Great Grandchildren Doug, Jackson, Elijiah and Lyndin. Memorials may be directed to Heritage Health Care La Salle or 2nd Hand Ranch Dog Rescue.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joanne A. Spayer, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens

, LaSalle, IL 61301

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 2

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree