- April 18, 2017 - April 18, 2017
- Greenville, Wisconsin
of Joanne's Passing
Share This Obituary
Arrangements made by
Wichmann Funeral Home
Memories & CandlesPrevious
“Tim, I only recently learned of your Mother's passing. Hopefully you and your family can find peace in knowing she had a long and fulfilling life....Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Buss
“Deepist sympathy to Hank and family. Such great neighbors always looking out for us when gone on vacation or locked out of the house. Loved taking...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Chuck,Lisa and Hunter Ross
“So sorry to hear about this. Our deepest sympathy extends to all of the family.
3 of 17 | Posted by: Bonnie & Mike Lange
“Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers.
4 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Moffitt
“Thinking of all of you as say good-bye to your amazing mother, sister, friend, and wife. I have so many great memories of spending time with her and...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Rose Ann (Main) Helm
“Mari & family, sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Deepest sympathy to your whole family.
6 of 17 | Posted by: Patti Klitzke - Appleton, WI
“Sorry for your family loss.
7 of 17 | Posted by: Frederick & Sandie Ulmer
“To Dear Hank and the entire family, Jo was a beautiful woman who had the love of Christ all over her. I enjoyed bible studies with her, working in...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Beth (and Randy) Mazzocchi
“To everyone, we are so very sorry to hear about your mother. I loved bowling with her, such a sport, cool mom. Day by day you'll get through this,...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Sherry Bassett
“To everyone, we are so very sorry to hear about your mother. I loved bowling with her, such a sport, cool mom. Day by dad you'll get through this,...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Sherry Bassett
“So sorry for the loss of your Mother.
11 of 17 | Posted by: Gerry Auler
“Heaven gained another saint/angel on Monday. What a wonderful woman who influenced so many people, me included. My life is better because of Jo. My...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Julie Carroll
“Mari and Family:I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers and know that she is watching over all...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Leigh Kuehl-Stormer - Menasha, WI
“Our condolences to the family. Be safe.
14 of 17 | Posted by: Gordon and Marian McCrea
“Mike, we are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you and your family and also for safe travels home.
15 of 17 | Posted by: Bud and Jane Wofford
“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family
16 of 17 | Posted by: Kay& Eddie West
“I am so sorry for the loss of Jo:-(I really liked her, and sang in the choir with her yrs ago. She had a great sense of humor and was devoted to her...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Leslie Paalman - Greenville, WI
Joanne B. "Jo" Diestler, 82, passed away on April 17, 2017 surrounded by her family at home. Jo was born on April 3, 1935 to Myron and Nelda (Schroeder) Lietzke. On May 16, 1959, she was united in marriage to Franklin "Hank" Diestler in Greenville. She enjoyed gardening, canning and made the best pecan pies. She was an avid Packer, Brewer and Bucks fan and liked to bowl, play cards and dominos. Most of all she was a loving and caring mom, grandmother and great grandmother. She attended their activities as often as possible. Jo was a member of Faith Community United Methodist Church in Greenville and was active in Bible studies, quilting, and women's groups. Her faith was important to her and she knew Jesus as her Savior. Jo is survived by her husband Hank of 57 years, three children; Mike (Lisa) Diestler, Tim (Sue) Diestler, Mari (Dave) Van Stippen, 6 grandchildren; Matt (Hannah), Katrina, Leah (Chris), Holly (Nate), Ben and Sam, 5 great grandchildren and one more on the way, sisters and brother; Pam (Alan) Uhlenbrauck, Shirley (Paul) Hameister, Buzz (Charlotte) Leitzke, Kathy (Neil) Plamann, sister-in-law Linda Hathaway, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Jo was preceded in death by her parents, Hank's parents, a sister Karen and an infant sister Yvonne. The funeral service for Jo will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM at FAITH COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, N1966 Julius Rd, Greenville. A time of visitation will be held on Friday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at the church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. A memorial fund is being established in her name. The family would like to thank Theda Care at Home Hospice for their wonderful care.