JoAnn Marie White

May 20, 1939 – Jan. 4, 2014

JoAnn Marie White of Waukesha died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at LindenGrove at the age of 74. She was born in Milwaukee on May 20, 1939, the daughter of Dallas and Lucille (nee Wier) Hanan.

JoAnn enjoyed the Waukesha County Fair and loved 4H. She had a generous heart and was an avid volunteer for many organizations. She especially enjoyed volunteering with the Red Cross, working with the Girl Scouts and volunteering in the health rooms for the School District of Waukesha. JoAnn loved the arts, but most of all, she enjoyed being with her family. She will be sadly missed by her children, Martin White of New Mexico, Carol White of Chippewa Falls, Gerald White (fiancée Shelly DePriest) of Waukesha and Lynn Bales of Mukwonago; her son-in-law, Richard Dietsche of Waukesha; and daughter-in-law, Nancy White of Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother of 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sister, Dona Mae Hanan; her brothers, Richard (Karen) Hanan, James (Tammy) Hanan and Kevin (Laura) Hanan; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; her daughters Catherine White and Judith Dietsche; a son, Steven; a sister, Patricia Guenter; and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Burial will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.