Joyce E. BozeSeptember 26, 1946 ~ April 6, 2021 (age 74)
Joyce E. Boze, age 74, of Swansea, IL, born on September 26, 1946 in East St. Louis, IL died on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at St. Clare Hospital, St. Louis, MO.
Joyce worked for Ralston Purina, Purina Mills and then retired as a clerk at the St. Clair County Courthouse. She was generous to many charities and “adopted” several children in Africa.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur E. Boze, Jr., and her parents, Emil C. and Audrey C., nee Schlatweiler Rampenthal.
Joyce is survived by her stepson, Arthur E. (Nikki) Boze, III of Swansea, IL; her grandchildren, Alex Boze and Clayton Boze; her sister, Janet (Joe) Adams; her brother, Robert Rampenthal; her niece, Stacy (Tom) Burkhart; her great-niece, Robyn (Justin) Mitchell; her great nephews, Tommy Burkhart and Ryan Young; her great-great niece, Zelda Mitchell; and her brother-in-law, Robert (Pat) Boze of Belleville, IL.
Donations may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury Church in the form of masses.
Memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, Belleville, IL.
Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, Belleville, IL with Msgr. Bill McGhee officiating.
St. Augustine of Canterbury Church