Weber, JoAnn Marie, a 24 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2007 in Torrance. Born in Melrose Park, Illinois, JoAnn was 55 when she died. JoAnn was a long time employee of the Law Offices of Jon A. Kodani, was a former special education and elementary school teacher and was also an independent associate with USANA Health Sciences. JoAnn supported the South Bay ballet for the many years her daughter was in ballet, sewing costumes for shows. She also enjoyed playing Bunco for many years. JoAnn is survived by her loving Husband, Timothy Weber of Torrance, CA, Father, Russell Decho of Westchester, IL, Daughter, Erin Weber of Torrance, CA , Son, Kyle Weber of Woodland Hills, CA, Sister, Janet Decho of Westchester, IL, Sister, Susan Leek of Lisle, IL, Brother, David Decho of Yorkville, IL, Sister, Carolyn McDonald of Sunnyvale, CA, Sister Elaine Fishman of Bartlett, IL. Preceded in death by Mother, Darcie Decho. The Service will be held at Rice Mortuary Chapel on Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 12 Noon. Inurnment will be private.

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  1. It was my honor to have met JoAnn in August of this year, through her wonderful sister, Carolyn. Our hearts go out to the McDonald and Weber Families, and we know that God has taken JoAnn into His warm embrace. JoAnn is Home at last. God Bless you all. Sincerely, Rick & Tracy

  2. Please know how sorry Jeff and I are for your loss. We are thinking of you, and are praying that you can find comfort in this time of sadness. Love, Mickey and Jeff Nauman

  3. Dear Erin and family, I’ll miss knowing that JoAnn is not in the world. I have to smile when I think of all the original, creative and beautiful costumes that she created for the ballet. Quite the seamstress! JoAnn was a mother to all of the ballerinas and she especially took good care of Jenna! I feel privilegded to have known her and worked with her at the ballet. She went through all of the treatments with courage and now she can rest. I’m am terribly sorry that you lost her so early in life! Love, Carol and Jenna

  4. We wish we could be with you today to share in your loss and offer some comfort. JoAnn was a spirit that will never be forgotten and cherished forever. Love to all of you.

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with you at the loss of one so dear. Even though we may not have seen each other for a long time, the memories of the times we did spend together will always remain. She is at the right hand of the Father Almighty and will be with us always in our thoughts and in our hearts. My sympathy to the Weber family, Uncle Russell and all of my cousins who have lost a dear sister.

  6. To the Weber Family, Our deepest sympathy on your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. We are so very sorry to hear about JoAnn’s final battle with cancer. She is truly an inspiration to us with her bravery and courage, her optimism and her determination to fight this insidious disease. Our thoughts and our prayers go out to Tim, Erin and Kyle; and to her siblings and her dad, who have lost so much this year. I believe Aunt Darcie is there in heaven, helping JoAnn as she leaves this world for a better place. With love and our deepest sympathy, Dan & Judy & Family

  8. My heartfelt sympathy to all of you on the passing of JoAnn. She made a valiant effort to fight the cancer. I have many fond memories of her growing-up years. May God bless you all and bring you comfort inknowing Jonn is in a better place. “Aunt” Jan (Decho)

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