THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: May 29, 2019
Joan (Joanne) Lemery, 86, passed away Monday evening, May 20, 2019, in Waukesha. She was born in Marinette to Wilbert "Pep" and Antoinette "Jennie" (Kunesh) Nylund on June 9, 1932.
She married Richard Lemery in Marinette on Dec. 30, 1961 and they resided in Davison, Mich. for the majority of their married life. She worked in a women's retail clothing store and eventually purchased her own store which was located in Vassar, Mich. An important part of her life was being a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Parish. Her daily walks with friends at the St. John Family Center were something she looked forward to and enjoyed.
She is survived by a sister, Katherine Francour; brothers, Charles (Nancy) Nylund and Kenneth (Marge) Nylund; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her parents; and a brother, Donald.
Visitation was at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from noon until 2 p.m. with services following. Deacon Jerome Thetreau officiated. Burial was at Forest Home Cemetery.