Marjorie J. "Joan" Linnabary

Marjorie J. "Joan" Linnabary

Marjorie "Joan" J. Linnabary, 76, of Kiel, died Sunday morning, March 17, 2013 at Sunny Ridge Health & Rehab Center, Sheboygan.

She was the former Joan Malaney, born February 8, 1937 in Monmouth, IL, daughter of the late Bernard & Dorothy (Woods) Malaney.

Joan was a 1955 graduate of United Township High School in East Moline, Illinois.

On November 23, 1957 she was united in marriage to Thomas Linnabary, her high school sweetheart.

She worked for a short period of time at John Deere while Tom was attending college. After his graduation the couple moved to Wisconsin.

Joan took great pride in raising her family and was a loving & giving mother & friend. She also supported Tom's teaching & insurance career's. She had also been employed at Friendship Manor, Kiel.

She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren who meant the world to her. She also enjoyed watching golf and the Packers.

Survivors include her husband Tom of Kiel, three children: James (Stacey Sensor) Linnabary, Oshkosh, Beth (David) Aasby, Holabird, South Dakota, Mary Kay "Casey" (Robert) Schueffner, Sheboygan and eight grandchildren; Jake, Nathan & James Linnabary, Digit & Ayden Aasby Jordan, Dualy & Danielle Schueffner. She is further survived by three sisters; Mary (Gary) Stout, Rock Island, IL, Karen (James) Winterland, Rochelle, IL, Sharon Dooley, Sherrard, IL, her aunt, Mary Meyers, Monmouth, IL, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Max Dooley.

Funeral services for Joan will be held at 11:00 am Friday, March 22, 2013 at Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 6th Street, Kiel, with Rev. Judine Duerwaechter officiating.

Burial will take place in the Kiel City Cemetery.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 4:00-7:00 pm and at the funeral home on Friday from 9:30 am until the time of service.

Joan's family would like to extend their thanks to the devoted and amazing staff at Sunny Ridge and Sheboygan Memorial Hospital for the wonderful care she received.

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An Irish Blessing

"May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of his hand."

Funeral Home

Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home - Kiel
815 6th St. Kiel, WI 53042

Published in Sheboygan Press on Mar. 19, 2013