Joanne M. Dilworth

Dec. 28, 1930 - Sept. 23, 2006

Joanne M. Dilworth (nee Kremidas), 75, passed away Sept. 23, 2006, after her courageous 30-year battle following a massive stroke.

She was born Dec. 28, 1930, in Chicago.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Hazel Kremidas, her two brothers, Tom and John Kremidas, and her former late husband, Marvin Dilworth.

She is the beloved mother of five loving children, Kathleen (Mike) Handlin, Diane Wolski, Linda (Jeff) Dretzka, Michael (Jody) Dilworth, and Gerald (Karen) Dilworth. She will be sadly missed by her nine grandchildren, Kristina, Elizabeth, Nicole, Michael II, Michelle, Jeffrey, Justin, Frank and Christina; and eight great-grandchildren, Tiffany, Andrew, Evan, Gabriel, Dahlia, Chloe, Constantina and Olivia.

Joanne will be greatly missed and always remembered for her loving, gentle spirit as well as her quick wit and keen sense of humor.

Joanne always wore a flower in her hair and a smile on her face. She touched the hearts of everyone who knew her. Joanne was a resident of Mukwonago Linden Ridge and Waukesha Linden Grove for the final years of her life. She was a member of Abundant Life Church and the Red Hat Society. She spent her last blissful weeks at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc.

A Funeral service is scheduled for today at 6 p.m. at Abundant Life Church, 995 S. Sawyer Road, Oconomowoc. Private interment will be at Summit Cemetery. Visitation is today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to AngelsGrace Hospice appreciated.

Max A. Sass & Sons Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at (414) 645-4992.