Joan M. Gink

Joan M. Gink, nee Harbort, 67, of West Bend, passed away April 7, 2008 at SynergyHealth St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Joan was born on Oct. 3, 1940 in Madison to Chris (Edna Simonson) Harbort.

The family lived in the Madison area and Joan graduated from Madison East High School in 1958.

After graduation she attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for one year, raised her family in the Madison area, then moved to the West Bend area where she was a homemaker.

Joan enjoyed all aspects of skating, poetry, reading, writing, knitting and card games.

She loved playing with her grandchildren, and above all she loved Christ.

Joan is survived by her children, David of Grafton and Christine (Richard) Burt of West Bend; and four grandchildren, Clayton, Cody, Mikayla and Lynsey.

She is further survived by her brothers, Donald Harbort of Madison and Chris (Bev) Harbort of Sun Prairie.

she was pPreceded in death by her parents and an infant son, Daniel Paul.

Funeral services for Joan will be held Wednesday, April 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Community Church, 2005 S. Main St., West Bend, with Pastor Mark Trinkl officiating.

Interment will be at Lakeview Lutheran Cemetery of Madison.

Visitation will be at the church only on Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. until the time of service at 5:30 p.m.

Memorials are appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family

A special thank you to Dr. Gajic and the staff for their loving care of Joan.