She was born to Byron and Illa Bowlby in Appleton, WI on April 7, 1933. Jo worked in the family business, the Bowlby Candy Co, for 49 years before retiring in 1998. Her main interests were playing cards, mahjongg, watching car racing and cheering for The Packers.
Surviving family members include her sister, Janice (Tom) Mack of Venice, FL and Wausau, WI; niece Julie Mack of Chicago, IL; nephews David (Karen) Mack of Wausau, WI, and John (Katie) Mack of St. Paul, MN; 2 great nieces and 3 great nephews. Joann is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don; and son, Jim.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 14th at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca. A Memorial Gathering will be held from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at Holly Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to the Gulf Coast Community Foundation in Venice, FL.
Online condolences available at www.hollyfuneralhome.com