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Joan Wentzell

Joan Wentzell

Female 1937 - 2013  (76 years)

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  • Name Joan Wentzell 
    Born 1937  Mass, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Dec 2013  Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26162  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father Clayton Lavinius Wentzell,   b. 20 Oct 1907, Oakland Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1985, Tewksbury, Wilmington, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Myrtle Jennie Eisnor,   b. 30 Jan 1907,   d. 23 Nov 1995, Beverly Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1927  Cambridge, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lloyd Ricks 
    Married 12 Jun 1954  Cambridge, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F10007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • PARDEEVILLE -- Joan Carole Ricks, 77, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

      She was born June 1, 1936, in Cambridge, Mass., to Clayton L. and Myrtle J. (Eisnor) Wentzell. She graduated from Morse Cambridge High School in 1953. Joan was united in marriage to Lloyd Ricks Sr. on June 12, 1954, in Cambridge. She was employed at Walmart in Portage for 15 years, where she had fond memories of the wonderful, caring people who she worked with.

      Joan had many hobbies she enjoyed such as sewing, making crafts, decorating, gardening, and most importantly, she loved shopping with her girls. Joan’s proudest achievement was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

      She is survived by her husband; Lloyd Sr., of Pardeeville; sons, Lloyd Jr. (Sharon) Ricks of Chetek, Wis., and Wayne (Sheila) Ricks of St. Francis, Minn.; daughters, Dianna (Rick) Lang of Dalton, Wis., and Cheryl (Brian) Kearns of Pardeeville; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild on the way; a sister, Barbara Leary of West Peabody, Mass., and a brother, Clayton J. L. Wentzell of Wilmington, Mass.

      She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Anita Wells.

      A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home in Pardeeville with the Rev. Chuck Walton officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Columbia Health Care Center Foundation, Inc., in memory of Joan Ricks to P.O. Box 895; Wyocena WI 53969. Attention: Dianna Lang, A.D.