- October 3, 1937 - October 25, 2006
- Appleton, Wisconsin
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Zehren, Delores J.
Age 69, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 25, 2006 at her home with her family by her side after a battle with cancer. She was born on October 3, 1937 in Mars Hill, Maine to the late Garnett and Annie LaPointe Barclay. On October 15, 1955 she married Earl D. Zehren in Mars Hill and they shared 45 wonderful years until he preceded her in death on April 17, 2001. Joann enjoyed Bingo, playing cards, listening to country music, and above all, spending time with her family.
She will be sadly missed by her children: Clayton Amy, Menasha, David, Appleton, Linda Bryan Brazil, West Bloomfield, WI, Margie Bob Abendroth, Fremont, Mary Dennis Zaugg, Appleton, Steve Laurie, Clintonville, Anna Kevin Brazil, Weyauwega, Carol Dan Bouchette, Clintonville; 26 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren. She is further survived by her siblings: Janet John Jackabowski, Norwich, CT, Pat Hansen, Norwich, CT, Eleanor Tom Owens, Atlanta, GA, Ronald Joan Barclay, North Windham, CT, Arnold Cathy Barclay, Norwich, CT, Carol Mannie Roman, Willimantic, CT, Randy Sharon Barclay, Tilton, NH, Lavina Brian Burgess, Edgewater, FL.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Earl, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Janette Smith; sister, Barbara Garnett; brothers, Ralph and Gilbert Barclay; 7 grandchildren; and a special friend, Richard Mertz.
Funeral services for Joann will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2006 at 7:00 P.M. at the Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel 3212 South Oneida Street with Father Robert Karuhn officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3:00 P.M. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
Our family would like to thank Laurie, Julie, Carol, Pat, Florence, Neil, and Cindy for all their loving care throughout the years. And also, thank you to the fine staff of Theda Care at Home Hospice for all the care and support.