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Joanne Hoch

December 18, 1932 ~ August 9, 2021 (age 88)


Joanne R Hoch, 88, of Champaign, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, surrounded by her family.

There will be a visitation on Thursday, August 12,  from 4-6 pm at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St, Champaign. The funeral Mass will be at 10 am on Friday, August 13, at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1303 Lincolnshire Dr, Champaign. Joanne will be enniched with her husband and her son at Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church, Champaign, in a private ceremony.

Joanne was born on December 18, 1932 in Peoria to Leonard and Alice (Juelg) Manson. She married Robert Hoch in 1956. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2000 and by her son, Chuck Hoch in 2006.

Survivors include her children; Mary (Vernon) Moore of Urbana, Mike (Roberta) Hoch of Sadorus, Richard (Jeanine) Hoch of New Lenox and Kathy (Mike) Ottney of Fisher; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Phyllis Chezem of VA and 1 brother, Robert Manson of SC.

Joanne was an active member of Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church for over 60 years. She was a tirelessly devoted Mother, Grandmother and Nana to everyone that entered her home. Joanne was kind to all and a friend to many.

Memorials may be made to the Vision 2020 Campaign at St. Matthew’s Catholic School.

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August 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Funeral Mass
August 13, 2021

10:00 AM
St Matthew Catholic Church
1303 Lincolnshire Drive
Champaign, IL 61821


Vision 2020 Campaign at St. Matthew Catholic School
1303 Lincolnshire Drive, Champaign IL 61821

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