Joanne L. Schlieker

Joanne Louise Schlieker, age 89 of Arkansas, WI, passed away March 18, 2020 at the Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar Hospital in Menomonie. Joanne was born August 22, 1930 in Highland Township, Michigan to Russell and Hilda (Hoggard) Stanley. She graduated from Milford High School, the Class of 1947. Joanne’s life was blessed with four children, Deborah, Dennis, Jane, and Jeri. Joanne worked as a telephone operator for AT&T, until her retirement in 1992. Joanne enjoyed sewing, quilting, dancing and spending time with her beloved family.

Joanne will remain in the hearts of her children, Deborah Anderson, Dennis (Tilly) Riemenschneider, Jane (Ron) French, and Jeri Carter; 9 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Herbert Stanley, Virginia Stachowicz and Jerry Stanley; and her parents and step-parents.

Private family services will be held. Interment will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery in Durand, WI.

Because of the Coronavirus concern, the service will be private, intended for immediate family only. Anyone wishing to send condolences or memorials to Joanne’s family, please address to: Family of Joanne Schlieker, O’Connell-Benedict Funeral Home, 225 S. 3rd St., River Falls, WI 54022.


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