Joyce Matich, 68, of Chatsworth, IL, passed away at 10:00 pm on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Chatsworth and one hour prior to services at Kolbus-John V. May Funeral Home in Chicago on Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Kolbus- John V. May Funeral Home in Chicago, IL. Dr. Stephan Angel from the Eden United Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will follow services on Saturday at Saint Luke Cemetery in Chicago. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home is handling local arrangements for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SELCAS or the Livingston County Humane Society.
Joyce was born November 12, 1943 in Chicago, IL a daughter of Wallace and Rosemary (Krause) Olson. She married Christ Matich on February 22, 1965 in Chicago.
She leaves behind her husband of 46 ½ years, Christ Matich of Chatsworth, IL; one son, Christ (Amy) Matich of Chenoa, IL; and one niece, Anna Olson of Chicago, IL.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents.
She was a member of Eden United Church of Christ from her time in Chicago. Joyce enjoyed animals, cooking, and crafting. She particularly enjoyed riding in B-17 Bombers after they were restored by the Collings Association.
Joyce was a homemaker and loved being with her family. She was a loving wife, mother and aunt who will be greatly missed.