Joann W. LaMarche (Lingle)
Joann W. LaMarche (Lingle) of Waukesha passed away peacefully in the home of her daughter on November 16, 2016, at the age of 70.
She was the beloved mother of Kathleen Hyland (nee LaMarche) and her fiancé Jeffery, William (deceased), Thomas (Amy) Jr., Daniel and Richard (Elizabeth); beloved grandmother to Leslie “LJ” Hyland III, Emily, Sam, Amanda, Randall, Cynthia, Jeffery’s children Allen “AJ” and Kimi; and great-grandmother of Jax Jackson (son of Emily).
Joann was preceded in death by her son William, her parents and all of her brothers and sisters. She was the youngest of 12. Besides her immediate family, Joann leaves behind her sister in-law Ellen “Peachy” Lingle (nee Lewnau), many nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and -nephews, who loved her dearly. Joann had a huge extended family of friends that she adopted into our family as our own over the years. She adopted two as her sisters, Dawn Schmocker and Terry Poeppel.
Joann was born in Antigo, lived in Mauston, Baraboo, and Bainbridge, Md., but spent most of her adult life in Waukesha.
Joann retired from Rapco Inc. in October 2014, she also bartended for most of her life in the Waukesha area.
Joann has chosen not to have a service. She preferred that we have a Celebration of Life gathering, which will be held in January 2017 — date, place and time to be announced.
Condolences maybe be sent to the family at 117 S. James St., Waukesha, WI 53186.