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“Sending comforting hugs your way...may God guide you & hold you through this journey as He has before. ”
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“I worked with her husband, John at the ASCS office, and got to know Joyce as a beautiful, friendly lady! ”
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Joyce M. Conboy, age 98, of Sterling, died Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Morningside of Sterling.

Joyce was born October 27, 1918 in Rock Falls. She married John Conboy on November 20, 1940 in Davenport, Iowa. He preceded her in death on August 13, 1975. Joyce was a farm wife and loved to play cards, cook and dance. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls. In her older years, she enjoyed spending Sunday nights with her family especially at Parkway Restaurant.

Survivors include one daughter, Marianne (Gary) Day of Rock Falls; one son, Bill (Judy) Conboy of Morrison; four grandchildren, Edward (Donna) Conboy of Oro Valley, Ariz., Linda (Scott) Kaiser of Belvidere, Dennis (Alicia) Day of Sterling and John (Laura Garza) Day of Rock Falls; six great grandchildren, Andrew (Jessica) Conboy of Flagstaff, Ariz., Matthew Conboy of Oro Valley, Ariz., Margaret Kaiser of Belvidere, Mitchell Kaiser of Belvidere, Nathan Day of Sterling and Sarah Day of Sterling; honorary great grandson, Tyler Schultheis; and special friends, Barb Blackburn and Doris Wade.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and one brother, Gale Kennedy.

Visitation will be Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 2 - 4 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls with the Rosary recited at 1:30. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, December 5, 2016 at noon at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls with Msgr. Gerald Kobbeman officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.

A memorial has been established.