Joan R Godfrey

1936-11-04 - 2022-10-26

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street Crete IL (Map-it)

Visitation: AT ZION CHURCH, Friday 11/4 from 9:30am until service 11AM

Service Date: 2022-11-04

Service Time: 11AM

Place of Service: Zion Lutheran Church - Crete 1610 Main Street, Crete, IL (Map-it)

Cemetery: Zion Lutheran Cemetery Route 1, Crete, Illinois (Map-it)

Info: 708-672-7600

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Joan R. Godfrey age 85 longtime resident of Crete, Illinois passed away on October 26, 2022.  Born on November 4, 1936 to John and Ruth (Rinne) Godfrey.  Joan retired as an Executive Secretary for ComEd; she was also an active member of Zion Lutheran Church in Crete, Illinois.  Joan preceded in death by her sister Mary Ann Godfrey and brother Rev. William Godfrey.  Beloved aunt to her nephews James, Jon and David Godfrey; a niece Elizabeth (Zach) Nikolai.  Great aunt to niece Yvonne (Tom) Godfrey – Rosesel and nephews Andrew and Luke Nikolai.  Joan also leaves behind many relatives and friends.  Memorials can be directed to Zion Lutheran Ministry Program.

Visitation & Service on Friday, November 4th  from 9:30AM until time of service at 11AM at Zion Lutheran Church, 1610 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.    Burial to follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Crete, Illinois.  Arrangement entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Info:  (708) 672-7600.






  1. Ken and Sally Blievernicht on October 30, 2022 at 5:17 pm
    Our deepest sympathy to family and friends of Joan. Her family and friends are in our prayers. She was a very special person and will be dearly missed.

  2. Kimberly Vaccaro on November 3, 2022 at 5:18 pm
    I worked with Joan in the Harvey Headquarters. She was very dedicated to her family and her work. Prayers for the family.

  3. Patty Marshall Powell and Betty Marshall on November 4, 2022 at 9:21 am
    We are so sorry we can’t be there for the funeral. Joan was greatly loved.

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