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Joelen L. Obermann

September 27, 1943 — October 24, 2022

Joelen L. (Jo) Obermann passed away on October 24, 2022, at the age of 79. She suffered complications from a severely fractured right femur with a fall and multiple strokes and was placed in a rehab center and later placed into hospice care.

Joelen led a simple life and was always very cheerful, happy, and very sociable with her friends. She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on September 27, 1943. She worked previously at Milwaukee Motive Inc and the YMCA in Milwaukee. She went to St. Francis Grade Schools and Bay View High School also in Milwaukee.

Joelen loved making puzzles, doing crossword puzzles, knitting, and listening to country music. She was a huge Alan Jackson fan and belonged to his fan club. She also enjoyed her pet cats and watched many cowboy shows and movies constantly on her TV when she wasn’t sitting outside enjoying the sunshine.

Joelen is survived by her brother: Waldemar Jr. “Wally” (Kathy) Obermann; sister: Marianne Small (nee Obermann); nephews: Patrick Small, Gerald (Jill) Posto, Frank Posto; nieces: Dawn and Michele Obermann, Sara Decker; niece-in-law: Terry Posto and great niece Alaina Michalski.

She was preceded in death by parents: Waldemar Sr and Helen Obermann (nee Effertz); sister: Virginia Posto (nee Obermann); brothers-in-law: Leonard Posto Sr and Robert Small; niece: Christine Obermann and nephews: Leonard Posto Jr and Keith Posto.

A graveside service will take place on November 14, 2022, at Forest Hill Memorial Park in Oak Creek, Wisconsin at 1:00pm

Donations can be made in care of the Vilas County Sheriff’s Dept Canine Program in Eagle River, Wisconsin. 330 Court St. Eagle River, WI 54521 Attn: Sheriff Joe Fath

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