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Joseph A. Lance, Jr.

Joseph A. Lance, Jr.

Joseph A. Lance, Jr, 60, of Lenzburg, IL, born January 13, 1961, passed away on Thursday April 29, 2021 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Mr. Lance was a brake press operator at Hubbell-Wiegmann in Freeburg, IL. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved boating and motorcycle riding.

He was preceded in death by his mother; Druetta (McCabe) Lance.

Joseph is survived by his father;  Joseph A. Lance, Sr. of Waterloo, IL, his loving wife LuAnn E. (Mueller) Lance of Lenzburg, IL, whom he married on July 12, 1986 at St. Peter U.C.C. Church in Lenzburg, IL, sons; Greg (Melanie Bertlesman) Mueller and Timothy (Amanda) Lance, all of Lenzburg, IL, granddaughters; BrieAnn Lance and Sarah O’Donnell,   brothers and sister; Jeff (Kelly) Lance of Waterloo, IL, Kim (Dean) Grant of Collinsville, IL and Jim (Pam Mercurio) Lance of Waterloo, IL, nephews and niece; Jeffrey, Joshua and Jessica, great nieces and great nephew; Kylie, Josh, Chloe and Madison and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.

Visitation; Friends may join the family from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday May 2, 2021 and again from 9 to 11 a.m. on Monday May 3, 2021 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, face masks must  be worn at all times while in the funeral home.

Funeral; Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday May 3, 2021 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL with Rev. Phillip Easton officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Peter U.C.C. Cemetery in Lenzburg, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Mark Stehl says:

    LuAnn, so sorry for your loss. Though I only met Joe a couple of times at our class reunions he was always very friendly. Sending prayers to you and your family during this most difficult time. God Bless 🙏🏻

  2. Bonnie Burman says:

    My thoughts are with you and prayers Louann

  3. Sheila Burk Badgett says:

    I’m very sorry for your loss. I met him several times and was always very friendly. My heart breaks for you. Keeping you and your family and in our prayers.

  4. Felicia says:

    LeAnn & family,
    So very sorry for your loss, Joe was a very friendly guy and will be missed by many. Rylan will definatly miss meeting and riding his bike next to him while in the golf cart or telling him about his bike tires. Keeping u all in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Sherry Laramore says:

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  6. Judith &Orville kempf says:

    LuAnn and Family, Orville and I are so sorry yo hear this. We did not know he was so sick. Hugs to all of you.


    LuAnne, I am so sorry for your loss; Joe was such a fun- loving guy; He is holding Holly now; I will stay in touch- Your Friend Deb

  8. JillDarin says:

    So sorry for your loss. Joe and Ron are up there talking gardening, fishing and hunting.

  9. Mary Shoup says:

    Luann and family,
    I’m sorry for your loss. I only met Joe when I was bingo caller at the NAIL. I really enjoyed talking with the both of you and getting to know you. Keeping you all in my prayers

  10. Shelly Laythum says:

    Hey didnt know Joe very well but sweet he was the first person i met when i dated my husband r i p big guy

  11. Bob & Sarah Kehrer says:

    LuAnn & family, I’m saddened to hear of Joe’s passing. May you find comfort knowing others care & are praying for you.

    • Sharon and John Hoffman says:

      LuAnn, So sorry for your loss. Prayers sent to you and your family. You have our deepest sympathy. ⚘🙏🙏🙏🙏

  12. Peggy Folkerts says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family

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