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Joanne Kraemer

March 16, 1935 — March 31, 2016

KRAEMER,  JOANNE  E. WATERTOWN   Joanne E. Kraemer, age 81, passed away on Thursday March 31, 2016 at Marquardt Health Care. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM at St. Henry Catholic Church with Fr. Scott Jablonski celebrating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Family and friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 8 PM at Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service and on Monday from 10 to 11 AM at the church. A Rosary will be recited on Sunday at 7 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Henry Church or school or Marquardt Health or Hospice. Online condolences may be left at Joanne Elizabeth Oestreich was born on March 16, 1935 in Watertown, the daughter of Rueben and Frances (Weyland) Oestreich. On June 11, 1955 she married James Kraemer at St. Henry Catholic Church. JoAnne had been an X-ray tech at the former St. Mary's Hospital in Watertown. She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Christian Mother's and Altar Confraternity and the Catholic Women's Club. Joann loved to spend time with her grandchildren, passing along her love and care for others and her strong faith. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, reading, traveling, cooking, baking and entertaining. She is survived by her husband Jim, their children Mary (Dan) Christian, Donna (Larry) Smith, Tony (Sue) Kraemer, Richard (Mari) Kraemer, Steve (Chari) Kraemer and Mike (Rhonda) Kraemer. She is survived by grandchildren Emily (Jakoah Brgoch), Michael and Elizabeth Christian, Sherry (Rob) Harms, Katie and Tony Kraemer, Megan (Dave) Karl, Ryan and Kevin Kraemer, Jenny Kraemer, Julia (Luke) Kaster, Jacob Kraemer, Garrett (Kristine Madison) Fischer, Christina (Cody) Roehl, Bradley and Angel Fischer and Tyler Kraemer, great grandchildren Andrew and Madalyn Harms, Avery Roehl, Olivia Kaster and Gunnar Roehl. JoAnne is also survived by sisters Mary (LaVern) Wanke and Rose Haznaw, brothers Richard (Jodi) Oestreich and James (Judith) Oestreich, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother in law Don Haznaw. Joanne's family wishes to thank her caregiver Tracey Bargo, the staff at Watertown Regional Medical Center and Marquardt Health Care for their loving care.


Sunday, April 3, 2016 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home & Cremation Service
500 Welsh Road Watertown 53098, United States


Monday, April 4, 2016 11:00 AM
St. Henry Catholic Church
412 N 4th St Watertown 53094, United States
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