Date of Death: Apr 04, 2013
Joan was born July 18, 1932 in Waupun the daughter of Frank and Irma Schrauth Tank. Joan attended Waupun schools and graduated from Waupun High School in 1950. Following graduation she was employed by Ideal Shoe Factory in Waupun. On October 24, 1953 she married Elden Zwieg at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun. From 1960 through 1971 they resided in Campbellsport where Joan worked part-time at Stella Cheese. In 1971 they returned to Waupun and for 10 years performed custodial work at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home. Joan was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun.
Joan is survived by her husband of 59 years, Elden Zwieg of Waupun; three children, Mary (Tom) Birschbach of Waupun, Lori (David) Damsteegt of Waupun, and Michael Zwieg of Oakfield; four grandchildren, Jessica Miller, Jenni Miller, Brittany (Mike) Rohde, and Alyssa (C.J.) Pratt; two step-grandchildren, Sheila Damsteegt and Josh (Kala) Damsteegt; four great-grandchildren, Mercedes and Brendan Birschbach, Leah Rohde, and Brandon Hamlin ; two brothers, Robert (Angie) Tank of Waupun, and Richard (Maryann) Tank of Waupun; a sister, Ruth Ann Farr of Waupun; and nieces and nephews.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents; and a granddaughter, Kelly Henderson.
The family wishes to thank Agnesian Hospice Hope for their loving care.