Joan M. Smith
1929 - 2021

Joan M. Smith

GALESVILLE - Joan M. Smith, 91, 0f Galesville, died April 30, 2021 peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born October 21, 1929 in Evanston, IL, the child of Marie and Frank Roelke. After high school, she obtained her degree in nursing, met her husband and moved to Galesville.

Joan is survived by Larry, her husband of 68 years; her daughter, Tammi; her sons, James, Greg and Joel; her sister, Beverly "Susie" and her brother, Lee.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jon; her sister, Arline and her brothers, John, Frank "Butch", Ronald, Kenneth and Gregg.

In lieu of flowers or other memorials, the family asks you consider a donation to the Galesville Food Pantry.

Services will be Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. out of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Galesville with Fathers Delbert Malin and Antony Joseph officiating, Burial will follow at Trempealeau in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until services begin.

Zwickey Funeral Homes, in Galesville assisted the family.

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Published by La Crosse Tribune on May 4, 2021.
Calling hours
10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
St. Mary's Catholic Church
, Galesville, Wisconsin
St. Mary's Catholic Church
, Galesville, Wisconsin
Funeral services provided by:
Zwickey Funeral Homes
Sponsored by Zwickey Funeral Homes.
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Our deepest sympathy to Chief Larry and family. Loved Joan. Sorry we can't make your service. Our thoughts and prayers to you all. A donation in Joan's name will be made to the Food Pantry.
Bill and Marilyn Dick
May 5, 2021