JoAn M. Freund, age 71, of McHenry, died Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
She was born April 26, 1941 in Rochelle to Robert and Gabrielle (Plourde) Michmershuizen. On September 26, 1959 she married Robert E. Freund in McHenry.
JoAn was a 1959 graduate of McHenry High School. She was a bookkeeper for Freund Plumbing and Heating. She enjoyed flower gardening, reading, and painting. She was a doting grandmother to her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband Bob of 52 years; three children, Michelle (Richard) Milach of McHenry, Michael (Sue) Freund of McHenry, Melissa Bebis of Johnsburg; grandchildren, Amber Lee, Jonathan, Alexandra, Carmen, Joey and Mark; siblings, Judy (Sam) Sossong, Jim (Pam) Michmershuizen, Jerry (Nancy) Michmershuizen, and John Michmershuizen.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
A Celebration of Life will be at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, at the funeral home.
The cremation rite will be accorded privately.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family would appreciate memorials to the McHenry Lions Club, P.O. Box 292, McHenry, IL 60051 or to Pets In Need, 4509 S. Ridgeway Road, Ringwood, IL 60072. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.