Joanne “Joanie” Riling
Mass of Christian Burial for Joanne “Joanie” Riling, 58, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at St. John Catholic Church. Private family burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at her home.
Joanie was born July 14, 1957 in Lawrence, KS, the daughter of Eugene Clyde and Clara Bell “C.B.” (Markeson) Riling. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1975.
She was a member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Joanie volunteered at the Lawrence Humane Society and 10,000 Villages in Lawrence.
She had previously worked at the K-Mart Distribution Center and Payless Distribution Center.
Survivors include her mother, C.B. Riling; two sisters, Susie (Pat) Brooks, Lawrence, KS, Judy (Jimmy Dwyer) Riling, Oskaloosa, KS; three brothers, Jerry Riling, Mike (Cindy) Riling, and Tim (Ashley) Riling, all of Lawrence; nieces, Bobbie Lee, Mariah, Claire and Hannah Riling, Josie and Jordan Dwyer, and nephews, Johnny and Sean Riling and Turner and Tom Brooks. She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Riling on August 14, 2002.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.