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Joanne Weight

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Weight, Joanne S.

Joanne S. Weight (nee Sonnenburg), 84, a Naperville resident since 1961, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Tabor Hills Healthcare Facility in Naperville. She was born January 31, 1929 ,in Sheboygan, WI.

Beloved wife of George W. Weight, whom she married June 17, 1953, loving mother of Jeff (Bette) Weight of Naperville and Kathye (Loren) Bollman of Elburn, IL, adored Nana of Cyndi (fiancé, Jasun Liepitz) Bollman of Dixon, IL and Katie (fiancé, David Poole) Bollman of Geneva, IL, devoted daughter of the late Clarence and Irene (nee Mehlberg) Sonnenburg, dear sister of the late John (Marjorie) Sonnenburg, the late Jane (the late Everett) Strand and the late Robilee Ann (the late Duane) Watson, fond aunt of many.

Joanne attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison and graduated with a degree in Education from the National College of Education in Evanston, IL. She taught in Los Alamos, NM and Madison, WI, before starting her family.

Joanne enjoyed traveling and spending time at the family lake house at Pigeon Lake in Valders, WI.

Memorial Visitation Tuesday, May 7, 5 to 8 P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill Street, Naperville.

A private family memorial service will be held Wednesday in the funeral home.

Future Inurnment: Naperville Cemetery, Naperville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to: , 8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL, 60631, (847) 933-2413,

For online condolences or to share a memory, visit or call (630)355-0213

Published in Sheboygan Press on May 3, 2013
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