KANSASVILLE - Joanne M. Goetz, 77, of Kansasville, passed away at her home, on Sunday, October 20, 2013. She was born December 18, 1935 in Racine, to Lawrence and Gertrude (nee Menden) Zacher. Her early life was spent in Racine and she graduated from Union Grove Union High School. On August 30, 1958 she was united in marriage to Walter Goetz. They have lived in Kansasville their entire marriage. Joannes first job was at Porters of Racine. Following marriage she worked as a clerk for the Town of Dover. She had also been an Agent for Mays Insurance. She was the Town of Dovers treasurer, finance director for Priests of the Sacred Heart and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Dover. She was a member and trustee for St. Marys Catholic Church in Dover. She loved to play cards and belonged to numerous card clubs. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Wally, son, Raymond of Racine, daughter, Mary (Thomas) Vlasin of Waterford and daughter-in-law, Heather Goetz of Union Grove. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Jenny, Lukas, Hannah, Chris, Kyle, Caleb, Gabby, and Olivia; sister, Joyce Perry of Racine, two brothers-in-law, Thomas (Lu) Goetz of Union Grove and Bernard (Mae) Goetz of Kansasville. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Theodore Teddy, 2 nephews, Larry Wilear and Andrew Goetz and a niece, Lisa Butera. Memorials to St. Marys Catholic Church, Ladies VFW Auxiliary #7924, Kansasville Fire Department or the
. The family would like to thank the Kansasville Fire & Rescue and all their family and friends for their care and compassion. Mass of Christian burial will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at St. Marys Catholic Church, Dover, at 10:00 AM with Rev. Robert Kacalo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Marys Parish Cemetery. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Friday, October 25, 2013 at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home, Burlington, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with an 8:00 PM prayer vigil. Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory 625 S. Browns Lake Drive Burlington, WI 53105 (262) 763-3434 www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com
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Published in Racine Journal Times on Oct. 22, 2013