JoAnn Petzoldt

Tuesday, March 7, 2006

JoAnn Petzoldt, 58, of Jackson passed away Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Sept. 1, 1947, in Jackson, daughter of the late Cecil and Doris Brown Sauerbrunn. She and Truman Petzoldt were married Oct. 1, 1966.

JoAnn was a 1965 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She and Truman were members of St. John's United Church of Christ in Fruitland.

JoAnn was the organist 30 plus years and taught youth Sunday school 30 plus years.

She formerly sold Avon and worked for Kmart in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include her loving husband of 39 years, Truman; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger D. and Patti Petzoldt of Jackson, Gary W. and Rhonda Petzoldt of Bushnell, Fla.; three grandchildren, Morgan, Codie and Ashlee; and a great-grandson, Noah.

Also surviving are two brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard L. and Rhonda Sauerbrunn of Jackson, Ronald G. and Patty Sauerbrunn of Oak Ridge; and a sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Dean Winstead of Cape Girardeau.

Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Revs. Sam Roethemeyer and David Schaffner officiating. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery at Fruitland.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. John's Church or Southeast Hospice.

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