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Joanne Krumholz

March 26, 1926 — January 2, 2018

Joanne Bechtel Krumholz, 91, of Eureka, IL passed away at 11:53p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Advocate Eureka Hospital.

She was born on March 26, 1926 in Eureka, IL a daughter of Andrew Jack and Frances Kollman Bechtel. She married Bernie Krumholz on June 3, 1950 in Washington, IL. He passed away on March 23, 2015.

Survivors include two daughters, Jill Harper of Washington; Robin(William) Riley of Secor; one son, Tom(Lynn) Krumholz of Eureka; one brother, Fred Bechtel of Eureka; one sister, Dorothy Veatch of Bloomington; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Jack Bechtel and son-in-law Jim Harper.

Joanne worked as a secretary at Libby's in Eureka. She was also the co-owner and bookkeeper for Bernard Krumholz Trucking for many years until she retired with Bernie in 2010.

She enjoyed spending her spare time working in her garden and yard. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren with all her heart.

Joanne was an active member of St Luke's Catholic Church in Eureka and was in the Ladies Guild at the church. She was also a member of the 4G in Eureka.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 8, 2018 at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Eureka. Father Eugene Radosevich will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday January 8, 2018 at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Catholic Church- Ladies Guild or Eureka Apostolic Christian Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


JAN 8. 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

JAN 8. 11:00 AM (CST)

St. Luke's Catholic Church
Eureka, IL

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