Joanna "Jo" Stanley, 88, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 in Modesto, Calif. She was born on May 18, 1924 in Stockett, Mont. to the late John and Rose Tatarka. She was preceded in death by her husband and love of her life, James C. Stanley. She was also preceded by two brothers and one sister.
The Guest Book is expired.
Jo is survived by her son, Jim; her son, Joe and wife, Kristen; her son, Jerry and wife, Penny; and her daughter, Mary Winther and husband, Mike; grandchildren, Courtney Messer and husband, Todd, Kelsey Winther, Kyle Winther, Pippa Stanley and Milo Stanley; one great-grandchild, Carly Messer; brothers and spouses, Bob and Norma Tatarka, Ray and Carolyn Tatarka, Bill and Margie Tatarka; sisters and spouses, Bette Currie, Mary and Don Tiano, Ronnie and John Vaught; and sisters-in-law, Margie Tatarka, Peggy Tatarka, and Freya Stanley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jo was a wonderful mother and grandmother and well loved by her family and friends. She was a long-time resident of Bozeman and member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
A celebration of Jo's life will take place this Saturday, June 1, 10:30 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic church.
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on May 30, 2013