Westby, Joan ‘Joey’ Louise


Joan “Joey” Louise Westby, 89, of Houston, died on Monday, December 2, 2019, at Valley View Healthcare and Rehab.

Joey was born on July 22, 1930, in Mankato, to George and Madeline (White) Wirig. On April 4, 1950, she married Charles Westby in Houston. They loved to travel, including bus trips, casino trips, and several vacations to Hawaii. Joey and Charles took care of the Money Creek Cemetery for several years. Joey was an immaculate homemaker. She was an avid golfer and bowler and rarely missed her daily five-mile walk. Joey was a faithful member of Cross of Christ Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her son, Chuck (Cindy) Westby of Goodview; two grandchildren, Chad Westby of Rochester, and Chelsie (Matt) Kiekbusch of Dover; two great-grandsons, Mason and Marek Kiekbusch; sisters-in-law, Joycelyn Westby and June Appinel; and many nieces and nephews.

Her memorial service will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at Hoff Funeral Home, Houston, with the Reverend Linda McPeak officiating. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the time of the service. She will be laid to rest at Money Creek Cemetery at a later date.

Please share a memory of Joey and sign her online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com. Hoff Funeral & Cremation Service, Houston, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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