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JOAN FRANCES KOEBELE
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Joan F. Koebele, 86, of Marquette, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 19, 2018 at her home in the presence of her loving family and under the care of Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice.

Joan was born on December 4, 1931 in Pocahontas, Iowa, a daughter of the late Frank and Clara (Homan) Lorge. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School there in 1949.
On June 6, 1953, Joan married Paul Koebele at Pocahontas and together they set up residence in Storm Lake, Iowa where Paul was attending college.

Joan was blessed with three children and loved being a mother. She enjoyed baking for her family and friends, was active at St. Michael Catholic Church and extended a helping hand to others whenever she could.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Paul Koebele of Marquette; three children, Dave (Mona) Koebele of Eden Prairie, MN, Bob (Kris) Koebele of Waukesha, WI and Jane (Tom) Huffman of Marquette; six grandchildren, Scott, Anne and Laura of Eden Prairie, MN, Jennifer of Appleton, WI, Kristi of Marquette, and David of Rochester, MN; three great grandchildren, Rory, Maelynn and Natalie, all of Appleton, WI; one sister, Mary Hedrick of Mason City, IA; also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death besides her parents was a grandson, John Koebele; a brother Robert Lorge and two sisters, Margaret and Anita.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 23rd at 12 noon in St. Michael Catholic Church with the Rev. Greg Heikkala officiating. The Koebele family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the mass in the church. Entombment will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum. A luncheon will be served in the Zyrd Parish Center.

Pallbearers will be Tom LaPenna, Lowell Meier, Fred Taccolini, Sr., Fred Taccolini, Jr., Paul Hytinen , Ron Provost, and Tyler Krzewina.

Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are kindly asked to consider Father Marquette Academy, 401 W. Kaye Ave., Marquette, MI 49855 in Mrs. Koebele’s memory.

The Koebele family would also like to thank U.P. Home Health for their care of Joan early on in her illness.

The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the Koebele family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

23

Jun

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Michael Catholic Church

401 W. Kaye Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

23

Jun

12:00 PM
St. Michael Catholic Church

401 W. Kaye Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855


Memorial Contribution

Father Marquette Academy

401 W. Kaye Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
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