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Joann Strey

JOANN C. STREY, age 89, of Franklin, WI, passed away at Meadowmere Oak Creek in Oak Creek, WI on Saturday, October 29, 2022.  A graveside service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at Windfall Cemetery in Granton, WI, with Rev. Daniel Zimmerman officiating.

Joann Caroline Fricke was born on November 5, 1932 in Loyal, WI, the daughter of George O. and Phyllis (Kruger) Fricke.  She was raised on the family farm, and received her education in Loyal.  Joann was united in marriage to Robert J. Strey on February 18, 1950 at Zion Lutheran Church in Granton, WI.  They rented a farm for a couple years before moving to Milwaukee where she worked in the cafeteria at Hamilton High School, at The Fiesta, a car hop in Milwaukee, and finally for GM Delco Electronics until her retirement.  During retirement, they enjoyed traveling and camping in their motorhome.

She had many interests, but especially enjoyed water skiing, camping, snowmobiling, and going on motorcycle rides with her husband.

Joann will be missed by her son: Lynn Strey (Gail Szalay) of Greenfield, WI; one granddaughter: Jennifer (Jason) Schubert of Oak Creek, WI; two great-grandchildren: Alyssa and Hunter Schubert; one sister: Mary Jean (Gordon) Goehring of Bend, OR; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert, on October 19, 2022; and one sister: Jeannine P. Young.

Online condolences may be expressed at cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home of Loyal, WI is assisting the family with arrangements.


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