age 71, of Park Falls, formerly of Racine, died on Wednesday July 24, 2013 at her home. She was born on June 23, 1942 in South Milwaukee, the daughter of Ervin and Esther (Ziarek) Kintop. On October 17, 1963 she married Ronald Sturm. The couple lived in Racine for many years. Joanne moved to Park Falls after the death of her husband. She enjoyed fishing on Lake Michigan with her husband, spending time with her family, gardening, and quilting.
She is survived by:
Chris (Joleen) Sturm of Racine
Greg (Gwen) Sturm of Kansasville
her mother Esther Kintop of Park Falls
Whitney (Mark), Christopher Jr., Andraya, Kiersten, Andrew, Richard, Mariah, and Rosalyn
Lilly, Peyton, and Audrey
Jeanie (Jim) Barnier of Marinette
Linda (Roger) Lazarski of Park Falls
Rosie (Jim) Chronert of Marinette
Cory Kintop of South Milwaukee
Ronnie Kintop of Glidden
Richie (Diane) Kintop of Porterfield
Tommy (Jayne) Kintop of Saukville
and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, her husband Ron, her sister-in-law Linda Kintop, and her nephew Craig Lazarski
A memorial service will be held on Saturday July 27, 2013 at 1:00pm from St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Park Falls. Fr. Shaji Pazhukkathara will officiate.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at the church from 12:00pm until the hour of the service.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.