Joan M. Rasmussen

Joan M. Rasmussen, formerly of Stone Bank, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at age 93 on Jan. 4, 2008.

Joan was a loving foster mother, caring for 50 newborns over the years. She was a longtime member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church where she was active in the prayer chain and an avid walker.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Kenneth, on Nov. 20, 1989.

She is survived by her daughters, Joan (Paul) Breest and Pamela (Donald) Wiemer; grandchildren, Kristin Nohr, Jaime (Darryl) Meissner and Brian Wiemer; and great-grandchildren, Noah, Jackson, and soon-to-be baby Meissner.

Funeral services will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, W299-N5782 Highway E, Hartland. Friends may call at the church from 4 p.m. until the time of services. Burial will be in Hartland Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home, 170 Warren Ave., Hartland, is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 367-2156 or visit