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Joanne Edwards Shapland

July 21, 1929 -
April 26, 2022

Joanne Edwards Shapland 92, of Savoy, IL died April 26, 2022, surrounded by family in her home.

Mrs. Shapland was born July 21, 1929, in Champaign, IL, to Morris (Vern) and Irma (McArty) Edwards.

She attended Champaign …read more

Joanne Edwards Shapland 92, of Savoy, IL died April 26, 2022, surrounded by family in her home.

Mrs. Shapland was born July 21, 1929, in Champaign, IL, to Morris (Vern) and Irma (McArty) Edwards.

She attended Champaign High School, graduating in 1947, and the University of Illinois, graduating in 1951 with a degree in Geography and a minor in Meteorology. She was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority.

She married James T. Shapland in 1952 and they moved to Pittsburgh, PA, and returned to Champaign in the 1970s.

She is survived by her sons Scott (Norma) of Houston, TX, and John (Rochelle) of Hamden, CT. and by eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother-in-law George Shapland, many nieces, and nephews as well as close friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jim, daughter Sally, brothers Thomas (Mick) Edwards and James, and her parents, Irma and Vern Edwards.

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