Joan L. Klink, 69

Joan L. Klink (Becker) of Rubicon passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, at her residence. She was 69 years old.

Joan was born July 7, 1939, in Hartford to Everett and Melania (Hug) Becker.

Joan was united in marriage to Kenneth Klink on June 7, 1958, at St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford.

Joan is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ken; her children, Kendra (Victor) Krohn of Iron Ridge, Cherri (Evan) Spaeth of Rubicon, Darcy (Steve) Margelofsky of Mayville, Paul (special friend Kris Ladue) of Oconomowoc; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; her mother, Melania (Hug) Becker; two brothers, Glen (Donna) Becker of Cedarburg and Dick (Wendy) Becker of Hartford; and her sister-in-law, Kay Becker of Hartford. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Joan was preceded in death by her father, Everett; and her brother, Robert.

A Mass of Christian burial for Joan will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at St. John Catholic Church in Rubicon with Fr. Tony Klink officiating.

Visitation at the church on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Burial will be in old St. John Cemetery, Rubicon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home, Hartford, is assisting the family, 673-9500; www.shimonfuneralhome.com.