Joan Mae Wilberg, age 85, passed peacefully from this life into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father on October 29th, 2023 at her home surrounded by family. She was born in Spanish Fork, Utah on October 11th, 1938 to Russell Ivan and Lilly Mae West Hammon.
Joan attended schools in Spanish Fork, Utah, graduating from Spanish Fork High School. She worked as a waitress in the hospitality industry at The 24 hour Cafe, Coffee Cup, and Browns Cafe just to name a few. Later she worked at Skyview Cafe where she met her Sweetheart Reece Wilberg. She loved working at the Wash Tub where she worked for many, many, many years until she retired.
Joan loved being with her grand-children and great grand-children. She loved to go camping, fishing, and hunting with her daddy which she later enjoyed with her children and grand-children. You could always find her tending to her immaculate yard and her flowers, decorating her yard for the holidays, or making crafts for her grand-children.
Joan was a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was very passionate about various callings in the church, especially working with the youth in the Primary.
Joan married Darrell William Stevenson and were later divorced. She married Reece Austin Wilberg on May 6, 1972. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti Utah Temple on September 27, 1980.
Joan is survived by her two Sons and two Daughters: Darrell H. (Richelle) Stevenson, Jim Reece (Mindee) Wilberg, and Robin (Steve) Archibald and Merrillee Hunt. 28 Grandchildren and 20 Great-Grandchildren. One Sister, Lana Allen, one Sister-In-Law, Lila Johnson and one Brother-In-Law, Drew (Dolly) Wilberg.
Joan is preceded in death by her Sweetheart Husband Reece Austin Wilberg, parents Russell Ivan & Lilly Mae West Hammon, brother Gary Russell Hammon, and in-laws Loyd Austin & Leah Snow Wilberg.
Thank you to her nurses Andrea Braithwaite, Nicole ?, and other care-givers of Belle Vie Hospice for the loving care they provided for her and her family. We would also like to extend our sincere appreciation to Steve and Raina Long Family and the many other members and friends in the Spanish Fork 2nd Ward who have loved and cared for Reece and Joan over the years.
The family would like to give a very special heartfelt thank you to Scott and Darla Shepherd for all of the many years of friendship, love, and sharing a special bond as strong as family.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 4th, 2023 1:00 pm at the Spanish Fork 2nd Ward Chapel at 541 West Center Street in Spanish Fork. Viewing will be held prior to the funeral from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.
Burial will be in the Spanish Fork City Cemetery 420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork.