Joyce M. Haderlein--Beloved wife of the late John F. Haderlein; loving mother of Mike (Carole), Jim, Cathy (Jim) Coen, Bill (Jeanne), and Bob (Laurie); dear grandmother of 10; and devoted great grandmother of 2. Joyce was a proud member of American Turners Northwest Chicago. Services are being held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer's Association in Joyce's name at www.alz.org are appreciated. For information please call 773-588-5850 or visit www.cooneyfuneralhome.com
Mom was a great mom to us 5 kids and grand and great grandmother to her 10 grandkids and 2 great grandkids. She was a dedicated wife to Dad and homemaker who took care of all of us from the time she woke us up in the morning until we went to bed. We were never on our own with Mom around. She was also a good athlete, a volleyball player, a tennis player that could hold her own against her kids and was a solid golfer who was still walking 18 holes well into her mid 40’s until her knees started to give out. Mom was a life-long American Turner, like her parents Ray and Mabel Johnson, starting with the Social Turners at Belmont and Paulina in her teens and then moving on to the Northwest Turners on Chicago’s Northwest side. Mom spent the whole summers raising us city kids out in the country at our cottage at Illinois Turner Camp on the Fox River near Algonquin, IL. Despite the fact that the cottage had no running water or a toilet and she had to go to the pump to get water for the cottage, she made a hot meal for the 5 of us every night, washed the dishes in tiny plastic tub and cleaned our clothes in a antique portable wash machine. We truly appreciate being able to stay at our cottage for whole summers when we were kids with Mom. Mom was also a long-time officer of the TOPS Weight Loss Program at Horner Park. Finally, Mom was truly a nice person who never said bad things about others. Her beautiful smile will be missed by all of us.
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