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JoAnn E. Leise

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HARTINGTON — JoAnn E. Leise, 84, Hartington, died July 9, 2021, at the Arbor Care Center in Hartington.

Mass of Christian Burial will be July 15, at 10:30 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, with the Rev. David Liewer officiating and Deacon Rod Wiebelhaus assisting.

Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Hartington.

Visitation will be Wednesday, at church, from 5-8 p.m. ,with a Vigil service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Thursday, one hour prior to services.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington. Services will also be live streamed at www.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Leise, Joey Leise, Chris Anderson, Brandon Anderson, Matthew Leise, Justin Leise, Mitchell Duhachek and Anthony Leise.

Honorary pallbearers will be JoAnn’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

JoAnn was born Aug. 24, 1936, in Hartington, to Joseph and Josephine (Frigge) Promes. She graduated from Holy Trinity High School in Hartington in 1954. JoAnn married Leonard Raymond Leise April 17, 1956 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington. She and Leonard were married for 39 years and lived on a farm near Hartington. Leonard died Sept. 3, 1995, at the age of 64 years. JoAnn moved into Hartington in March 1996. JoAnn worked at the Beverly Nursing Center, Hartington, as a cook for 14 years. She also was a cook at Autumn Winds Assisted Living, Hartington. JoAnn provided home care for several elderly people in Hartington.

JoAnn was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and its Perpetual Adoration. She belonged to the Christian Mothers and the Catholic Daughters of America. She was a lifetime member of the Hartington VFW Auxiliary.

JoAnn enjoyed all her grandchildren and was very proud of all of them. She really enjoyed being around people and visiting with them, and also playing cards.

JoAnn is survived by her five children and their spouses, Jerry (Lori) Leise, Hartington; Debra (Ron) Anderson, Pierce; Larry (Betty) Leise, Pierce; Allen (Laurie) Leise, Hartington; and Amy Duhachek, Hartington; 14 grandchildren; 23 greatgrandchildren; and a sister, Geraldine Breinig, Littleton, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Josephine Promes; husband, Leonard Leise, in 1995; son, David Leise, Nov. 11, 1979; brothers, Norbert, Ray, Eugene, Hugo, George and Richard Promes; a sister, Rita Brewer.