Joan A. Pfeifer (nee Emery), 88 of Marshall passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Sienna Crest in Marshall.
Joan was born on September 7, 1932, in Galesville, WI the daughter of DeWitt and Laurelda (Wiskerchen) Emery. She married the love of her life Wayne Pfeifer on August 23, 1952 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Mauston, WI and the couple enjoyed 67 years of marriage before Wayne’s passing in 2019. In her free time, she and her husband enjoyed going dancing every Friday night in New Glarus, WI. Joan was a hard worker, she truly enjoyed helping others, she especially loved working with the Colonial Club driving people to appointments and delivering meals. Above all Joan enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and will be greatly missed by those who were blessed to have known her.
Joan is survived by her children; Gary (Debbie) Pfeifer of Cambridge, Steve (Pam) Pfeifer of Middleton, Mary (Mark) Mennicke of Marshall, and Randy (Erin) Pfeifer of Janesville. 13 Grandchildren, 11 Great-Grandchildren, and her sisters Virene Schroeder and Karen Foster. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Brian, two children in infancy, grandson Gary Jr, brother Lee Emery and sisters Marcella Page, Katie Schwanke, Helen Richards, and Janice Patterson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 11:00am at Holy Family Parish- Marshall Campus with Fr. Jorge Miramontes presiding. A visitation will take place at the church from 9am until the time of service. Burial will immediately follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.
Memorials in Joan’s honor to Holy Family Parish- Marshall Campus would be appreciated.
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