Joann Marie Readhead
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Joann Marie Readhead
  • December 14, 1931 - November 23, 2017
  • Peoria, Arizona

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Joann Marie Readhead went to her heavenly reward with God on November 23, 2017. She had been born in Zeigler, Illinois and moved to Yuma in 1953. She had been here ever since.

In addition to being a dedicated mother and home maker, Joann worked as a nurse for Dr. Robert Stratton and later worked for the city of Yuma until her retirement. She very much enjoyed her time working for the city and volunteering her time with her church, St. Francis Catholic Church.

Joann is survived by her 4 children: Mary Jo (Ron) Kamuda, William (Laurie) Readhead, Robert Readhead and Donna (Jose) Bustamante, her 4 grandchildren: Caitlan, William, Jenevieve and Garrett, her brothers Rev. Donald Lenzini and Arthur Lenzini. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband William A. Readhead Jr and her brother Robert Lenzini.

There will be a visitation at Johnson Mortuary on Friday December 1st from 5 to 8, funeral services will be at St. Francis Catholic Church on Saturday December 2 at 1:30 with a burial at Desert Lawn Memorial Park immediately following.

Please join the family for a reception afterwards in the Palm Canyon Room at the Best Western Inn Suites located at the Yuma Palms Shopping Center.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation in her name to one of her favorite charities, St. Jude Children's Hospital
https://www.stjude.org/about-st-jude/faq/how-can-i-donate-to-st-jude.html

Or you may make a donation, also in her name, to Brightfocus Foundation for Alzheimer's Research
https://www.brightfocus.org/donate?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIw9jd6vzf1wIVDZF-Ch1JgQHiEAAYASAAEgKzh_D_BwE