Joan A. Kelley (nee Jurkowski), of Saint Peters, MO, passed away Friday, August 25, 2023, at the age of 72. Cherished daughter of the late Elizabeth and Joseph Jurkowski; devoted mother of Jennifer (Chatura Gupchup) Humphrey; precious grandmother of Mason Humphrey and Parker Humphrey; dear sister of James (Nicole) Jurkowski, Paul (Patty) Jurkowski, and the late Mary (James- living) Stoops.
Joan was a devoted and loving woman. She held her family close to heart, as she enjoyed spending time with her grandsons. She also loved being outdoors, especially fishing, going to Hilton head beach to swim, and exercising. Joan was a wonderful cook and baker. She would make gooey butter cakes and many other deserts. Joan was a cheerful and friendly woman and could put a smile on anyone’s face with her kindness and positivity. She was also strong willed but had nothing but good intentions. Joan was dearly loved, and her presence will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be made in Joan 's name to Alzheimer's Association.