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Joyce Cornmesser

January 14, 1943 — July 17, 2020

Joyce E. Cornmesser, 77, of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 24, 2020 at Chambers Funeral Home in Eldridge.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.  Private family burial will be at Bagley Cemetery in Bagley, Wisconsin.  Memorials may be directed to the Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter.

Joyce was born on January 14, 1943 in Moline, Illinois, the daughter of Herman and Mildred (Sheese) Hess.  On September 14, 1963 she was united in marriage to Roger E. Cornmesser in Moline.  Joyce worked as housecleaner and was a dedicated wife and mother.  She enjoyed fishing and cruises with her husband.  For many years, they spent their winters in Florida and Arizona and were members of the Quad-City Cruisers.

Those left to honor her memory are her daughters, Joy (Jeffery) Whitmer of Eldridge and Judy (Scott) Hoag of DeWitt; her son, Steve (Bonnie) Cornmesser of Eldridge; five grandchildren, Joy & Jeffery Whitmer’s children, Alishia Osborne and Ashley Sibert; Judy & Jeff Peer’s children, Samantha and Wesley Peer; Steve & Bonnie Cornmesser’s daughter, Kayleigh Cornmesser; and two great-grandchildren, Braeden Claeys and Dallas Sibert.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roger; her sister, Myrna Burris; and her brothers, George and Bill Hess.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

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Friday, July 24, 2020

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