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Joanne Spiesz 1941-2017


Posted By: Volunteer Rich Lowe
Date: 9/28/2017 at 20:05:41

Joanne Spiesz, 75 of rural Croton, IA, passed away September 8, 2017, at the Fort Madison Community Hospital in Fort Madison, IA.

Born December 31, 1941, in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Sorrells) Wagner. On July 2, 1966, she married Eugene Spiesz near Croton, IA.

Survivors include her husband Eugene; two daughters, Kathy Woodley of Keokuk, IA, and Diane Holcomb of Isom, KY; four grandchildren, Barry Combs, Elizabeth Miles, Brandon Holcomb, and Kevin Holcomb; five greatgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one half-sister, Bettie Davis.

Joanne was a member of the Embury United Methodist Church. She retired from Sheaffer Pen Company, where she worked as an inspector. Joanne enjoyed quilting, crocheting, cross stitching, watching movies, and collecting antiques. She was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan.

A funeral service was held September 11, 2017, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson, IA, with Pastor Peg Ellingson officiating.

Burial was in Embury Cemetery in rural Donnellson, LA.

Schmitz Funeral Home Donnellson assisted the family with arrangements.

Source: Van Buren County Register, Keosauqua, IA; 14 Sept 2017


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