Joan Wagie

Obituary of Joan Marie Wagie

Obituary of Joan Marie Wagie

       Joan Marie Wagie was called home by the Lord on July 23 , 2020,  following a brief illness.  Joan passed away in her Adult Family Home in Janesville, WI.

       Joan was born on February 13, 1947,  in Whitewater, WI to Walter “Butch” and Jean (Ebert) Wagie.  At 18 months old Joan had measles, which led to a high fever that caused complications resulting in intellectual and physical developmental disabilities.  She lived at home with her family until 11 years old at which time she was placed in various facilities and homes that could better address her special needs.  Her family was always there to visit and support her through the years.  Joan was a true example to all who knew her that we can find joy and meaning in our day no matter what our circumstances happen to be.

       Joan was preceded in death by her parents, 2 nieces Stacie Lee Rogers and Nicole Marie Wagie and her great niece Payton McKinney.  She is survived by her brother William “Bill” (Jane) Wagie and sisters Dorothy (Stan) Waga, Eileen (Fred) Laatsch, Mary (Russ) Rogers and Betty (Dave) Schelb.  Joan is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.   Private services will be held with her family in attendance at a future date   Internment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Whitewater. 

       Joan’s family would like to thank Dawn and the Aptiv home care staff for their compassionate care and the Aptiv Day Service program for the activities they provided her which added quality to Joan’s life.  They also thank Agrace Hospice service for helping care for Joan in her illness.  Joan’s family is also very grateful to Father Mark and St. Patrick’s church. 

      In lieu of flowers Joan’s family would like to suggest a donation to Agrace Hospice of Janesville, Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church of Whitewater, the Alzheimer’s Association, or to a charity of your choice.  

 Nitardy Funeral Home is assisting the family, www.nitardyfuneralhome.com.

 

 

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