Passed away peacefully with her family around her and went to be home with her Lord and Savior at the age of 84 on Friday morning June 4, 2021. She was preceded in death by son Bill, daughter Jean Roskamp, and her husband Lewis of 58 years, brother Henry Waanders, brothers and sisters in law Carl Sinke, Judy Hofstra Waanders, Wally and Corrine Brasser and nephew Dan Waanders. She is survived by children Jane Brasser (Steve Shaver), Bob (Linda) Brasser, Sue Hoeksema (Scott), son in law Mike Roskamp (Sandy), daughter in law Lynda Latzko Brasser; grandchildren Justin (Hilary), Meghan and Nathan Brasser, Katelyn and Kyle (Kristen) Roskamp, Daniel and Steven Hoeksema; great-grandchildren Silas and Lewis Brasser, brothers and sisters: John Waanders, Cora Mae Sinke, Marilyn Waanders, Jeane Diekema (Tony), Bill Waanders (Pat), Judy Wiers (Bob), many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the Harrison Home in Cedarburg and Horizon Hospice for their exceptional compassion and care of our mom during her last weeks.
Visitation will be held at Becker Ritter Funeral home in Brookfield on Monday June 21 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. A celebration of JoAnne’s life will be held at Brookfield Christian Reformed Church on Tuesday June 22 at 11:00 AM. Prior to the service there will be a visitation from 9:30 – 10:45 AM at the church. After the service there will be a time of fellowship at the church with a light lunch and refreshments.
Burial will be following the luncheon at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
If so desired, memorials to Brookfield Christian School Foundation or Brookfield Christian Reformed Church (designate: Missions Fund).
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