JoAnn Koehnke, 72, Menasha, was reunited once again with her beloved parents on Oct. 18, 2018. She was born in Appleton to the late Joseph and Vivian (Fulcer) Kaufman on July 1, 1946.
JoAnn enjoyed feeding the birds and loved growing and tending her flowers. Her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren were her world and she truly cherished the time she spent with them.
JoAnn is survived by her children: Trisha (Dan) Rawlings, Tim (Kimbre) Kiley and Katy (Tim) Schultz; grandchildren: Tyler Rawlings, Cayla Rawlings, Brooke (Jason) Keppler, Logan Rawlings, Cana Kiley, Cooper Kiley, Letty Kiley and Cecilee Kiley; great grandchildren: Ashton and Addy Keppler, Ciley Rawlings and other step-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Ginna (Jack) Heegeman, Dave, Mike, Mary (Steve) Ready, Debbie Wilson, Greg (Kim), Dan and Ann (Ken) Hanson; and brother-in-law Roger Regeth. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bob Koehnke, brother, Ralph Kaufman; sister, Judy Regeth; a brother-in-law, Steve Wilson; a sister-in-law, Linda Newell; a step-son, Jim Koehnke, step-daughters and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass for JoAnn will be celebrated at 11 am, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Appleton with Rev. David Funk officiating. Entombment will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Appleton. Friends may visit the family directly at church on Tuesday from 9 – 11 am. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established.
Trisha and Tim and their spouses would like to acknowledge and thank Katy and her husband Tim for all their time and effort in providing Mom with a comfortable life.
The world lost an amazing, most kind, and gentle soul that will be missed more than we ever would realize. Mom loved so unconditionally and the thing that made her the happiest was her family and seeing them happy. She will be missed deeply.
We love you mom!
~Forever and always