Joan C. McElligott, 83

Joan C. McElligott, 83 Joan C. McElligott (nee Reisweber) died peacefully July 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 83.

She resided at New Perspective Senior Living in West Bend. Joan lived a zestful life and touched everyone around her with her generosity, kindness, humor and flair for fashion. She was a homemaker and bartender and spent most of her time cooking and taking care of the family and vacationing up north at the family cabin that her late husband built. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John. They were married one month shy of 50 years.

She is survived by children, Terry (Al) Dirkse, Michael (Mary), Timothy (Julie), Patrick (Laurie) and Karen McElligott Leahy. She was blessed with 12 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and eight grand dogs.

The family would like to thank the staff at New Perspective and Season's Hospice for all their loving care, mainly Liz, Tonille and Jessica who were by her side in her final days. The family will receive relatives and friends for a memorial visitation Monday, July 31, from 4-6 p.m. at New Perspective Senior Living (2130 Continental Drive, West Bend) followed by a memorial service at 6 p.m. to honor her life. Private inurnment Holy Cross Cemetery.
Rozga Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Milwaukee is assisting the family: 414-671-5200 or