January 13, 1935 — August 26, 2021
Joyce Langen, 86, of Taylorville, formerly of Morrisonville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Taylorville Estates.
Joyce was born January 13, 1935 in Taylorville, the daughter of the late Earl and Leona (Cross) Bradford. She married Wayne Langen on August 23, 1969 at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville. He preceded her in death on May 7, 2009.
Joyce graduated from Morrisonville High School, and went on to receive her
bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois. She then graduated from Illinois State University with a Master’s Plus degree in education. She worked for over 30 years as a Home Economics Teacher for Riverton, Farmersville, Lincolnwood, Bloomington, and then Morrisonville. Joyce was a long-time member of St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville, as well as a past member of the Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Foundation. She enjoyed reading and crafting, and was especially talented at cross-stitch, quilting, and sewing.
Visitation & Funeral Mass: The family will receive guests from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the mass at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 30, 2021 at St. Maurice Catholic Church, 706 SE 4th Street, Morrisonville,Ill.62546. Rev.JohnBurnettewillserveascelebrant.
Interment will follow the mass at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery in Morrisonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to: the St. Maurice Catholic Church Improvement Fund, 706 SE 4thStreet, Morrisonville, Ill. 62546, or Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation, 201 E. Pleasant Street, Taylorville, Ill. 62568.
The family has entrusted Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home in Morrisonville with ceremonies.
Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to share memories of Joyce, or offer condolences to her family.