JoAnn Oehrke

unknown - May 28, 2011

Mrs. JoAnn Oehrke, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at her home. JoAnn was born November 23, 1929, in Florence, Mo., the daughter of John S. and Lorena L. Lemke Daniels. She was married on August 11, 1950, in Smithton, Mo. to Gail D. Oehrke who preceded her in death on July 10, 2006. A lifelong resident of the central Missouri area, JoAnn graduated from Smithton High School, Smithton, Mo. A homemaker, JoAnn had been employed as a bookkeeper for several businesses. She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed traveling, sewing, and reading. Survivors include: two sons, Timothy C. Oehrke of Owensville, Mo. and Eric W. Oehrke and his wife Diana of Boise, Idaho; and one grandson, Jeremy C. Oehrke of Columbia, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Visitation will be at the Wesley United Methodist Church from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011, the Wesley United Methodist Church with the Reverend Anselm Williams officiating. Private graveside services and entombment will be at the Mausoleum of Riverview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Wesley United Methodist Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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