JoAnn Marie Addis-Menchinger
JoAnn Marie Addis-Menchinger
  • June 7, 1932 - December 26, 2017
  • Rockford, Illinois

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JoAnn left us on December 26, 2017 to join with her loved ones in the hands of the Lord. This wonderful friend, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother is now at peace. She was born June 7,1932 in Kewanee, IL to Elmer and Betty Seifert. She was survived by her children, Lori (Mark) McEntee, Gayle Addis, Charles Addis, Robert (Jennifer) Addis;
Grandchildren: Amber(Scott) Krabbenhoft, Tiffany (Kerry) Pozulp, Trista (Justin) Try, David Groene, Jacob Addis, Tamara Addis, Cris Addis, Charles Addis, Lillian Addis; Great-grandchildren Dominic, Dyllon, and Daxxton Krabbenhoft, Trenton Try.
Predeceased by her loving husband Charles Addis sisters Donna (Wayne) Mumford and Dee (Al) Tempin, and Frederick Menchinger.

JoAnn attended Wethersfield grade school and graduated from Wethersfield High School. She met her Husband Chuck Addis and was married on June 21, 1953. They moved to Rockford IL to start their family together. While in Rockford she attended Court Street United Methodist Church. After moving to Florida, she attended Chapel in the Meadows in Plant City, FL. She moved back back to Rockford to be closer to her family in 2014.

She enjoyed animals, playing bridge, bingo, jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family.
"God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around you and whispered, "Come to me" A golden heart stopped beating hard working hands at rest. God Broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best."

The family will be having a private memorial for JoAnn. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Rockford Park District Foundation - Proceeds to benefit Lockwood Park, 401 S. Main Street, Rockford IL 61101 (Attn: Lisa Alexander).