Neyhard, Joann R.
Joann R. Neyhard, 79, of Oshkosh died Sunday, June 16, 2013, surrounded by her family, after a brief stay at Eden Meadows. She was born May 14, 1934 in Birnamwood, WI a daughter of the late Otto and Isabel (Meverden) Kortbein. She married Ken Neyhard on Oct. 6, 1951 in the Sacred Heart Parsonage, Oshkosh.
Joann was a member of St. Jude Parish where she was very active in her younger years. She loved gardening, cooking and baking.
Joann is survived by her husband, Ken of Oshkosh; a daughter, Marsha (Bill) Stephan of DePere; a son Ken Jr. (Kathy) Neyhard of Greenville; two grandchildren, Jack (Kelly) Stephan of Green Bay and Suzanne (Paul) DeLeeuw of DePere; two step-grandchildren, Karissa (Cory) Goldschmidt of Sherwood and Brett Klotzbuecher of Iola; a great-granddaughter, Helena DeLeeuw, who called Joann "Pumpkin Bread Grandma", of DePere; two step-great-grandchildren, Sawyer and Jurnie Klotzbuecher of Iola; a sister, Gail Moon of Oshkosh; two brothers, Gary (Chris) Matsche and Thomas (Gale) Matsche both of Oshkosh; two sisters-in-law, Angie Matsche and Darlene Kortbein both of Oshkosh; two brothers-in-law, Walter Kallin of Neenah and Ralph (Esther) Neyhard of Oshkosh; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, June Kallin; and three brothers, Ray Kortbein, Jim Kortbein, and Wayne Matsche.
A funeral service for Joann will be held Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Konrad-Behlman Funeral Home-Westside, Rev. Bill Van De Kreeke officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until the service. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Park. A memorial is being established to the
and Affinity VNA Hospice.
Joann's family would like to thank the staff at Eden Meadows for their love and concern during her stay there; for the compassionate care given from the staff of Affinity VNA Hospice; to Joann's neighbors, especially Betty and Susie, and all her special friends for their help, love, and support; and to Dr. Thomas Klinkhammer and the staff at the Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center for the special care they gave Joann.