JoAnn Kramer, 73
Nov. 22, 1941 -- Jan. 3, 2015
JoAnn Kramer, (nee Jankowski), passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the age of 73.
Beloved wife of the late Harry. Loving mother of June (Mike) Rondinelli and Belinda Kramer (Norman Bailey). Cherished grandmother of Dana and Anthony Rondinelli. Preceded in death by her parents Eugene and Elaine Jankowski. Survived by her siblings Joseph Jankowski, Gloria Ferguson, Judy White, Bruce Jankowski and sister-in-law Mary Porth. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and numerous friends. JoAnn and Harry additionally opened their home and lovingly cared for numerous foster children.
JoAnn was the first child born in Custerdale, Nov. 11, 1941. She grew up in the Manitowoc area and moved to Milwaukee in 1951. She graduated from Holy Angels Academy and then married Harry on Nov. 14, 1959.
Over the years JoAnn enjoyed her work at Milwaukee Spring, Landís End in Reedsburg and volunteering at the Full Shelf Food Pantry in West Bend. She also enjoyed a full life of interests and hobbies.
The family would like to thank Dr. Michaelis, the staff at Froedtert Hospital and the compassionate caregivers at Zilber Family Hospice.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made in JoAnnís name to the Full Shelf Food Pantry in West Bend.
Memorial gathering at Max Sass Funeral Home, Oklahoma Avenue Chapel, Milwaukee, on Monday, Jan. 12, noon-6 p.m., with a funeral service at 3 p.m. and the family will close the gathering time at 5:30 p.m. with a time of sharing and remembrance. www.maxsass.com.