Joanne Haertle (nee Meyer)

Feb. 6, 1933 – April 17, 2010

Joanne Haertle (nee Meyer) found peace and joined her beloved husband, Richard, on Saturday, April 17, 2010, at the age of 77.

She was the loving mother of Donna (Colin) Petroff, the late Kathleen, David (Terry) and Eric (Dawn) Haertle; and proud grandma of Matt, Molly, Sammy, Joe, Jamie, Callie, Mia and Riley Haertle, and Scott, Cassidy, Bryce and Luke Haertle.

Joanne proudly served her community by volunteering at numerous hospitals. She was the past president of Elmbrook Hospital Auxiliary and past president of the Brookfield Woman’s Club. Joanne was a founder and former director of The Triad Group of Hartland.
Visitation will be held from 4:30 p.m. until the 7:30 p.m. service Wednesday, April 21, at Becker Ritter Funeral Home, 14075 W. North Ave., Brookfield. Private internment will be at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the Best Friends Animal Society ( or the Pain Management Center, c/o Children’s Hospital and Health System Foundation, P.O. Box 1997, MS 3050, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1997.

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