Joan L. Longhorn, Elkhorn, WI (1939-2014)
June 20, 1939 - May 14, 2014
Joan L. Longhorn, 74, of Elkhorn, WI, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI. She was born June 20, 1939, in Madison, WI, the daughter of the late Lewis and Irene (Hoffman) Berry. Joan was united in marriage to Arthur G. Longhorn June 11, 1966. She attended and graduated from Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI, with a B.A. in Education. Joan was a teacher and taught school for over 24 years at St. Augustine’s in Bay View, WI, St. Monica’s in Whitefish Bay, WI, Milwaukee Public School in Milwaukee, WI, and St. Andrew’s in Delavan, WI. She was a counselor for the Kaiser Group of Elkhorn, for four years before retiring in 2000. Joan was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church of Elkhorn, WI. She was an avid quilter, excellent golfer and was a member of the Trout Lake Ladies Golf League. Joan especially enjoyed spending her summers up-north at their home in Manitowish Waters, WI, where she watched the hummingbirds and enjoyed fishing with her husband, Art.
Joan is survived by her husband of 48 years, Arthur; two sons, David (Kelli) Longhorn of Portage, MI, and Kevin Longhorn of Elkhorn, WI; eight grandchildren; two sisters; and four brothers. She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
Funeral Mass will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014, at ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH, 107 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn, WI, with Father Jim Vojtik officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Elkhorn, WI. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 until 4 p.m. at HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 730 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn, WI. Memorials may be made in Joan’s name to: American Cancer Society, 8317 Elderberry Road, Madison, WI 53717. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.