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Joanne M. Knaub

Jul 13, 1940 - Aug 31, 2022


Joanne Knaub, 82, of Sheboygan passed away on Wednesday August 31, 2022, at The Shores of Sheboygan. She previously resided at Pine Haven Covenant Home for two and a half years. Joanne was born July 13, 1940, to the late Charles M. Sr. and Aurelia (Merkel) Strysick.
She attended Immanuel Lutheran School and graduated from Central High in 1958. On August 30, 1958, she was united in Marriage to the late Robert A. Knaub. They celebrated 36 years together and welcomed four daughters. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Joanne truly cherished the time spent with her family, teaching them how to cook, sew, craft and garden. One of the favorite family traditions was making Knaubwurst at Christmas time along with many other Volga German recipes, with grebel being a family favorite. Those recipes were passed down to her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren as well. She worked as a Baker at Park and Shop South for ten years and retired as a Baker III at the American Club in Kohler in 2011.
Joanne is survived by her children, Peggy (John) Truttschel, Cedar Grove WI and their family Aaron (Lucy) & Ruby Truttschel, Madison, WI, and Nolan (Teresa) Truttschel, Cudahy, WI; Corinne Raml and her family, Joshua (Sarah) Raml, Hannah, Emma and Matthew of Sheboygan; Joseph (Amy) Raml & Amelia of Sheboygan; Christine Knaub (Jim Whipple) of Sheboygan; Son-in-law John Johnson, Sheboygan, and his family James (Tasha) Johnson, Nathan and Mary of TX along with Michael (Darcy) Johnson, Madisyn and Aubrey of Cedar Grove, WI. Two brothers, Charles (Grace) Strysick and Darrell (MaryAnn) Strysick and one sister, Ardith “Tootie” Gross all of Sheboygan along with numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins, further survive. Along with her parents and husband, Robert, Joanne is preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Johnson, a brother Ronald and his wife, Joyce Strysick, and a son-in-law Joseph Raml and numerous sister in-laws, and brother in-laws.
A memorial service for Joanne will take place Sunday, September 11, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. at the Reinbold Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th Street, Sheboygan. Relatives and friends may greet the family from 1:30p.m. until the time of service at 3:30 p.m. Pastor Patrick Niles of Bethlehem Lutheran Church will officiate.
The family would like to thank Sarah Wassink and Doris Theune who provided us with knowledge, guidance, and support during this journey along with the staff of Pine Haven Covenant Home, Sharon Richardson Hospice, and The Shores of Sheboygan for all the care and compassion given to Joanne.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated in Joanne’s name to Bethlehem Lutheran Church – 1121 Georgia Ave. Sheboygan WI 53081 or Sharon S. Richardson Hospice – W2850 State Road 28 Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085

Memorial Service

Date: Sunday Sep 11, 2022
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]


Date: Sunday Sep 11, 2022
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



Guestbook Entries SIGN GUESTBOOK

Christine Sandoval

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Amy Fox

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to your family. I remember your mom from when I worked at Park and Shop.

James and Kimberly Voight

Corky we are very sorry for your loss. Love, Jimmy and Kim

Wiley Gladney

Chris, You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time of grief. May the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. If there is anything we can do to help you and Jim, please do not hesitate to ask. - Your Salvation Army family

Jim Strysick

I'm so sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace. Bless you all.

Cheryl & Peter Wozniak

Aunt Joanne, we will miss your love, generosity, kindness, your happiness and your laugh. You were so creative and had such love for your family and friends. Many happy family memories remain that we will hold in our hearts forever. We send our deepest sympathies to your family, and we hold them in our hearts.

Nancy Herber

We have many fond memories of Joanne and your family living nextdoor to the Knaubs for 23 years. Joanne's banana bars are still one of our favorites. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Kim Strysick

Aunt Joann I'll miss your smiles and awesome hugs. Your ability to love and be love was priceless! I will always love you and treasure your smiles. Tell Jesus I say hello xoxo