Joan L. Klink

July 7, 1939 - Oct. 28, 2008

Joan L. Klink (nee Becker), 69, of Rubicon, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, at her residence. She was born July 7, 1939 in Hartford, the daughter of Everett and Melania (nee Hug) Becker.

Joan was united in marriage to Kenneth Klink on June 7, 1958, at St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford.

Joan is survived by her husband, Ken; her children, Kendra (Victor) Krohn of Iron Ridge, Cherri (Evan) Spaeth or Rubicon, Darcy (Steve) Margelofsky of Mayville, Paul (special friend Kris Ladue) of Oconomowoc; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; her mother, Melania (nee Hug) Becker; two brothers, Glen (Donna) Becker of Cedarburg and Dick (Wendy) Becker of Hartford; and her sister-in-law, Kay Becker of Hartford. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Joan was preceded in death by her father, Everett, and her brother, Robert.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial today, Oct. 31, at St. John Catholic Church in Rubicon with the Rev. Tony Klink officiating. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Rubicon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. For more information, please call 673-9500 or visit