Joanne Murray, 66, Reedsburg

April 3, 2019 GMT

Joanne K. Murray, 66, of Reedsburg, passed away suddenly, Sunday, March 31, 2019, at University Hospital in Madison.

Joanne was born May 25, 1952, to Eugene R. and Marguerite (Heerey) Murray. She graduated from Webb High School in Reedsburg Class of 1970. She received her associate’s degree from UW-Baraboo/Sauk County. She enjoyed her career as a travel agent, meeting many interesting people along the way. In her retirement, Joanne returned to waitressing. Her true love was genealogy. She traveled the United States visiting many cemeteries and courthouses verifying information. Joanne always loved the challenge of, and assisted many families in tracing their, ancestry.


Joanne is survived by her brothers and sisters, Eugene Murray Jr. (Sue), Jan (John) Delmore, Judy Davis and Dennis Murray (Scott Anderson); her nieces and nephews, Jennifer Delmore Hale (Robbie), Jeff and Lisa Delmore, Joey and Martha Delmore, and Taylor Davis and Megan (Matt) Makos; eight grandnieces and grandnephews whom she loved very much; her lifelong friend, Vicki Gawronski; along with other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Joanne will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg, with the Rev. David Carrano officiating. Burial will be made in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lyndon Station. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

The Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, is assisting the family.