JoAnn (Riechmann) Curry (1952 - 2014)

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  • "My sympathies to Tom and the entire family. Although JoAnn..."
    - Betty (Gehle) Sawyer-Via
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    - Marcia Haslett
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JoAnn Riechmann Curry, 62, of Leesburg, Fla., and formerly of Vandalia, passed away on Dec. 1, 2014.
Wife, mother, grandmother: she was loved dearly and will be missed forever.
JoAnn was born on March 1, 1952, in Vandalia, to Hilda Engelkenjohn and Ted Riechmann (both deceased).
She married Tom Curry on Aug. 23, 1969, and they celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary earlier this year.
JoAnn traveled extensively, always sought out new adventures and passionately supported various charities.
She is survived by her husband; brothers, Jim Riechmann and his wife Betty of Farina, Dean Riechmann of Gresham, Ore.; and Glenn Riechmann and his wife Fern Riechmann of Greencastle, Ind.; two daughters, Teresa Dow of Las Vegas, Nev., and Heather and her husband Matthew Grewe of Lake St. Louis, Mo.; and two grandchildren, Gage Grewe and Joseph Grewe of Lake St. Louis, Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to her favorite charity: Project Linus, P.O. Box 5621, Bloomington, Ill. 61702.

Published in The Leader-Union from Dec. 9 to Dec. 17, 2014