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Joyce Schiesser

June 6, 1942 — June 10, 2022

Joyce Schiesser, 80, of Raymond, died at 9:48 a.m. on Friday, June 10, 2022, at Springfield Memorial Hospital.

Joyce was born June 6, 1942, in Zenobia, IL, the daughter of Hallie and Maggie Fines Wright.

She grew up in the Pawnee area and graduated from Pawnee High School in 1960. Joyce also attended Brown’s Business College. She then went to work for the State of Illinois Department of Highways for a few years. Joyce met Hank through the Rural Youth Society in Hillsboro and they were married on June 26, 1967, in Pawnee. After marrying Hank, they moved to Raymond, IL and she raised their children. Joyce eventually helped run the family business, Hank’s Sales and Service. She was a member of St. Raymond Catholic Church in Raymond, IL, and enjoyed painting, reading, antiquing, touring old homes, being outdoors, and gardening. Joyce occasionally liked taking a boat ride as well. She liked watching detective shows like Murder Mystery and Perry Mason. Joyce also enjoyed traveling and was able to visit Hawaii and the Bahamas.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Hallie “Sonny” and Roger Wright.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Henry “Hank” Schiesser of Raymond; son, Todd Schiesser of Taylorville; daughter, Tricha (significant other, Natt Crays) Schiesser of Girard; brother, Larry (Wilma) Wright of Pawnee; sister-in-law, Margie Wright of Springfield; special family members, Nicole Crays and her children, Xander and Tauren and Marc Hartmann and his children, Skyla and Rose; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2022, at Butler Funeral Home-Springfield, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield, IL.

Funeral Ceremony: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Butler Funeral Home-Springfield with Rev. John C. Burnette officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Maurice Cemetery in Morrisonville, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to St Raymond Catholic Church, 306 S. McElroy St., Raymond, IL 62560 or St, Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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