Joan E. Schwartzman

July 12, 1936 ~ December 31, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Joan Schwartzman Obituary

Joan E. Schwartzman, age 87, formerly of Hancock, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2023 at Thedacare  Wild Rose Hospital.

She was born July 12, 1936 in Burlington, Wisconsin the daughter of Raymond and Eleanor (Zunker) Scherbarth. She married Wayne G. Schwartman on November 25, 1954.  He preceded her in death on January 23, 2020. 

Joan grew up in Denoon. In 1978 she and Wayne moved to Hancock where they enjoyed raising their children, purchased Goodwins Grocery Store which they operated for a number of years and she worked for Tri-County School in the kitchen and later at Waushara County Commission on Aging until her retirement.  She truly enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by by her children, Denise “Dodi” (Fred) Graebel, Wayne Jr. (Debbie) Schwartzman, Kerry (Anita) Schwartzman, Jeff (Janine) Schwartzman, Randy (Jody) Schwartzman; grandchildren, Kyle, Wendy, Karen, Amber, Jacob, Chase, Autumn, Brandi, Collin, Eric, Tyler, Brittani, Hayden, Ashton; her 21 great grandchildren; one brother, Charles “Chuck” (Sandy) Scherbarth; further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by, two sons, Gene and Robert, her grandson, Kelly Wayne and two great granddaughters, Kyleigh and Ezlyn and her sister, Judy.

To honor Joan’s wishes, private family services will be held. 

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