Joanne M. Dailey

  • Born: August 13, 1932
  • Died: December 9, 2017
  • Location: New Lenox, Illinois

Kurtz Memorial Chapel

102 E. Francis Road
P.O. Box 129
New Lenox, IL 60451

Tel. (815) 485-3200

Tribute & Message From The Family


Joanne M. Dailey
8/13/32 – 12/9/17
Joanne was called home on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Rock Run Assisted Living Home. She was born on August 13, 1932 to Florence (Reno) and William Yates. Joanne married Harold (Hap) Dailey in 1953. Harold and Joanne were blessed with four boys – Steve, Barry, Mike, and Tim. The Dailey clan made their home in New Lenox on East 4th Ave. Joanne was a Registered Nurse receiving her Bachelors degree from St Xavier University. She was employed for many years at Silver Cross Hospital and finished her career at Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Chicago. She leaves behind her loving family Lori (Steve deceased) Dailey, Mike (Carolyn) Dailey, Tim (Sharon) Dailey, her brother Tom (Sandy) Yates, her sister-in-law Ginny Dailey Decarlo along with her grandchildren Michelle (Brandon) Humphreys, Ashleigh Nussbaum, and Hannah (Ben) Meinert, and her great grandchildren Aiden Humphreys and Anderson and Barrett Meinert. Joanne was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harold Dailey, her brother Bill Yates (Nancy), her sons Steve and Barry Dailey and her devoted companion of many years, Merrill Crouse. She was a member of St Jude Church, St Jude CCW and the choir, and the VFW Women's Auxiliary. Grandma Joanne will be greatly missed. We feel blessed that she was able to live on her own terms and was able to be independent right to the end…Godspeed. in lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Jude Choir would be appreciated. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 102 E Francis Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451 on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 3:00pm – 8:00pm. Funeral Service will be on Thursday, December 14, 2017 with prayers at the funeral home at 10:30am to St Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am. Interment St Joseph Cemetery, Papineau, IL.