Joan Gruenewald, 83

Joan Gruenewald, 83 Joan Esther Gruenewald (nee Loots), formerly of Mequon and Wabeno, was born June 23, 1932, in Chicago. She passed away in West Bend on Dec. 31, 2015.

She is the daughter of Richard and Hattie (nee Iwer) Loot, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by the love of her life, Richard “Dick” Gruenewald. Joan is the loving mother of Cindy (Tim) Selig, Bradley (Sydra) Kidd and Curt (Lynn) Gruenewald. Dear grandma of Adam (Alisha) Selig, Melanie Selig, Jeremy (Carly) Kidd, Stephanie (Kirk) Spencer, Aaron (Nicole) Gruenewald and Eric (fiancée Nicole Dinkel) Gruenewald.

Further loved by her 10 great-grandchildren, her daughter-in-law, Beth Smith, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Joan was an avid Packers fan and was a great lover of music. She will be remembered for her kindness, outgoing personality and her generosity to all.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at Crown of Life Church, 1292 Tally Ho Trail, Hubertus, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at noon. Private family interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to the Crown of Life Church or to the charity of your choice appreciated. Special thanks to the entire staff at Cedar Community in West Bend for their loving care and compassion.