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Joan C. Zumski

Obituary for Joan C. Zumski

April 18, 1927 - September 9, 2018
Crystal Lake, Illinois | Age 91

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, and Sister


Joan Zumski passed away September 9, 2018 at Crystal Pines Health Care Center, where she was loved and cared for by many.
She was born April 18, 1927 to Earl and Rose (Spinner) West.
Joan married Robert Zumski in 1950 and together they raised their seven children. She was a homemaker and then went to work at Kemper Insurance as an underwriter. She retired twenty-five years later.
Survivors include her children: Susan Boring, Jeanne Chandler, Barb (Richard) Hamilton, Robert Zumski, Mary (Mark) Mandl, Kathy (Melinda) Zumski and John (Nancy) Zumski; also her fourteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; Joan's siblings: Genevieve DelVecchio, Robert West and Richard (Lillian) West.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; parents: Rose and Earl West; mother-in-law: Rose Zumski; father-in-law: Edward Zumski; son-in-law: Charles Boring; brother-in-law: James DelVecchio; sister-in-law: Francis West; brother-in-law: Edward Zumski, Jr., and sister-in-law: Harriet Zumski.
Joan was a devoted, loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed everyday by all who loved her. Joan was an amazing woman!
A celebration of Joan's life will be held Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive in McHenry, from 12:00pm-4:00pm. A mass will be held in her honor Monday, September 17, 2018 at 11:00am at St. Patrick Church, 3500 Washington Street in McHenry. A private interment will follow the mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Humane Society at

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