Joan M. Schikowski
Jan. 25 1933 — July 4 2016

Joan M. Schikowski of Waukesha passed away on July 4, 2016, at age 83. Joan was born in West Bend on January 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Philip and Helen (nee Warner) McLaughlin.

Joan is survived by special friend, Donald Bingenheimer, and by children ChrisAnn (Mike) Leverance, Kenneth (Diane) Troedel, James Troedel, Hope Troedel, Jill (Dan) Wolfe, Michael Schikowski, Shari Dahms and Debra (William) Everett. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by sister Carol Sheehan and by other relatives and friends.

Joan was preceded in death by sister Mary Lou Katzenburger and brother William “Butch” McLaughlin.

Visitation for Joan will be held on Friday, July 8, from 4 - 6 PM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, with a funeral service at 6 PM.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary or leave condolences.