Joanne E. Boltz, 77


Joanne E. Boltz, (nee Livingston), 77, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at the Hartford Health Care Center.

Joanne was born Sept. 26, 1935, in the town of Oconomowoc to Harry and Esther (née Thiele) Livingston. She was united in marriage to Glenn Boltz on Feb. 20, 1954, at Dr. Martin Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc.

Joanne enjoyed crafting, bowling and golfing, and was proud of the time she made a hole-in-one at Lake Arrowhead. She was a Girl Scout leader, as well as an active member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and president of the Ladies Circle. She was blessed with two children, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. These were the greatest riches in her life along with the love of her life, Glenn.

Joanne is survived by her husband, Glenn; daughter, Susan (David) Rohlinger of Hartford; sonin- law, Jeff Hanni of Iron Ridge; grandchildren, Aimee (Ty) Jeranek, Jennifer (Joe) Schmitz, Andrew (Tara Detlof) Rohlinger, and Mary (Marcus DeVine) Hanni; great-grandchildren, Ciara, Hunter, Ahren, and Eli; sister Betty Jean Wolter; and her sisters-in-law, Vivian Livingston, Marion Livingston, and Mary Livingston. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Joanne was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Sheryl Hanni, grandson Tim Rohlinger, and three brothers, Harry Jr., Dennis and Robert Livingston.

Funeral services for Joanne will be held Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at 5 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 255 W. Lincoln St., Hartford, with the Rev. Marcia Carrier officiating.

The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday from 2-5 p.m. at the church. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences can be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com