THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Joann M. Brosig
Issue Date: February 27, 2020
Joann (Jo) Marie Brosig, 81, of White Potato Lake, Pound, passed away Thursday, Feb 20, 2020 in Cape Coral, Fla., after a brief illness.
Born Aug. 16, 1938 in Coleman, to the late Clarence and Harriet (Ebert) Martens, she graduated from Coleman High School in 1956. She married Gary George Brosig, the love of her life, on Feb 13, 1956 and they recently celebrated their anniversary of 64 years. He still put a smile on her face every day and took good care of her to the end.
A loving, devoted mother and homemaker to her family, she belonged to the White Potato Lake Garden Club, was an excellent cook and loved making meals and treats for loved ones. She worked for food service at Beaumont Grade School in the Green Bay Public School System for a few years, brightening the children's day with her smile.
In retirement she enjoyed wintering in Southwest Florida and time at her home on White Potato Lake, which she loved.
She is survived by her husband, Gary; four children, Shelley (Jay) Johnson, Green Bay, Tom (Judy) Brosig, Pound, Mary Jo (Barth) Wolf, Green Bay and Jackie (Merle) Geyer, Appleton; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters; a brother; three brothers-in-law; four sisters-in-law; many nieces; nephews and relatives and a special niece, Jeannie Jo Phillips.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 6 at St. Anne Catholic Church, 228 E. Main Street, Coleman from 9 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., with Fr. Bob Karuhn officiating. Burial will be in St. Leo Catholic Cemetery in Pound. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Town of Brazeau Rescue or the Coleman American Legion in her name.