Joan C. Joerns
1929 - 2013
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Joan C. Joerns

Joan C. Joerns, age 84, of 1636 Clark Street, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013 due to complications from heart surgery.

Joan was born in Stevens Point on April 20, 1929, the daughter of late Frederick C. and Ruth (Jacobs) Joerns. She attended St. Stephen Grade School, graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School, and Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.

Joan loved her family, St. Stephen Parish and the city of Stevens Point. She was extensively involved in several community activities and organizations, and served on a number of boards.

Joan's lighthearted nature was epitomized by the presence of a pink flamingo in a flower box above the front door of her home, which she dressed in varying costumes during the course of the year honoring a special event or season.

Joan's father, mother and a brother, Frederick (Freddy) preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Mary (Joerns) and Raymond D. Nass of Stevens Point; nephew, William C (Lisa), and their children, Emily and Thomas Nass of Des Peres, MO; nephew, Michael C., (Claire) and their children, Connor, Killeen, Elizabeth and Patrick Nass of Northbrook, IL; niece, Jane (Brian), and their children, Catherine, Molly and Charles Lavin of Edina, MN; niece, Susan (Scott), and their children, Sarah and Tatum Meisenheimer of Edina, MN; and nephew, Timothy (Allison), and their children, Louis, Olivia, Timothy, Jr. and Grace Nass of Wausau, WI.

Visitation will be held at Boston Funeral Home, Sunday, April 28, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm; concluding with prayer. A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 am, Monday, April 29th, at St. Stephen Catholic Church; preceded by visitation from 10:00 am until time of service. Interment will take place in St. Stephen Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to Operation Bootstrap.




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Published in Stevens Point Journal from Apr. 26 to Apr. 27, 2013.
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May 7, 2013
You have my deepest sympathy. May good memories provide solace for your family during this challenging time and may God provide you with the assurance that you will see your loved one again in Paradise. (John 17:3)
Pat
May 4, 2013
As our neighbor when we were kids,Joan helped us with finding our animal and being friendly to Fred.
The Siewert Family
April 29, 2013
Dear Mary and Ray,

With our sympathy and prayers for God's peace.

the Perry girls, Susan, Kathie Mary and Martha
Mary (Perry) TenBrock
April 29, 2013
I did not know Joan personally...but I am indeed saddened by her passing. I never failed to look at the "Pink Flamingo" in the flower box as we passed her home...it always made me smile. Sending much sympathy to her family and friends...
Catherine Laszewski
April 28, 2013
Dear Ray and Mary,
Please accept our deepest sympathy; we were sorry to read
on line the death of your dear sister.
Elio and I will be returning from NY late tomorrow evening.
Our prayers are with you at this time,
Elio and Laurie
April 28, 2013
So sorry for your loss, Mary and Ray and all of our Nass friends. Hold your wonderful memories of Joan very close!
Gary and Chris Litrenta
April 28, 2013
A sister is your first friend . Mary and Ray, so sorry for your loss, Joan is the sister that We would wish to all have . May all your enduring memories comfort you . Neighbors, John and Janet Loomis Park Ridge
April 27, 2013
I never met Joan but always looked for the flamingo in the flower box. When a day seemed rough, that little gesture by Joan always brightened my heart. I am sure I will continue to look at that window and remember her. God bless her and her family.
April 27, 2013
So sorry to hear of your lose. She was a wonderful person.
S Van Asten
April 27, 2013
Have missed seeing Joan, she always made your day a little brighter, she will be well remembered. Jim and Joan Otterlee Ocala,FL
April 27, 2013
You'll be missed Joannie !!!
Mary Tillman
April 26, 2013
Joannie was such a fun, dear person! Our family get-togethers won't be the same. I will miss her tremendously.

Paula (Bandow) Stroud
Wauwatosa
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