Obituary of JoAnn Mary Hauswirth


    JoAnn M. Hauswirth, 79, a resident of Hancock passed away Friday July 26, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton following a lengthy illness.

     She was born on January 11, 194, in Hancock a daughter of the late Anton and Marion (Hahka) Hauswirth.  JoAnn was raised in Hancock and graduated from the Hancock High School with the class of 1957.  She then graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Medical Technology Degree.

     JoAnn worked at the Wayne County Hospital before moving to Kenosha, WI.  Ms. Hauswirth had worked for St. Catherine’s Hospital retiring in 2000 after 40 years.  She then moved back to Hancock to help care for her mother.

     JoAnn enjoyed traveling, visiting the casino’s to play the slots and listening to Wille Nelson or Pink Floyd.

     Preceding her in death were her parents, sister Barbara Ann Edwards and lifelong friend and second sister Sharon White.

     Surviving are:

          Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

     As requested, no service will take place and burial will be in the Atlantic Mine Cemetery.

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