JoAnn Frances Galligan
Campbellsport died Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
She was born March 28, 1941 in Campbellsport, the daughter of Mathias and
Frances (nee Volz) Serwe. On November 14, 1959 she married Roy E. Galligan at
St. Matthew’s Church in Campbellsport.
JoAnn enjoyed playing and coaching softball as well as playing cards with
friends and family. She enjoyed fishing and just spending time outside. She was
a protector of chipmunks and created a home for them. She generously donated her
time to crocheting afghans for others.
JoAnn is survived by her six children and sixteen grandchildren: Roy
(Annette) of Fond du Lac and their children Tania, Ryan (Julianne), and Jared;
Ann (Jim) McMullin of Bismark , AR and their children Stephanie (Wyatt),
Samantha (Andy), Sierra (Brandon), Chance, Colton, and Cannon; Monica (Terry
Krapfl) Galligan of Fond du Lac and children Gabrielle and Joseph; Lisa (Steve
Ahrens) Galligan of Fond du Lac; Scot (Marcia) of Eden and children Bret, Bo,
Bree, and Patrick; and Theresa (Keith) Galligan-Amundson and daughter Sarah.
JoAnn also has four great grandchildren.
JoAnn is further survived by her sisters and brothers Virginia Ruf, Frank
(Pat) Serwe, Mathias (Janet) Serwe, Cyril (Pat) Serwe, and Kathleen (Ralph)
Herriges; sisters and brothers in law Gloria Serwe, Donna Serwe, Sally Serwe,
Doris Way, Ruth Long, Genevieve (Melvin) Stoffel, and James (Jackie) Galligan,
and many nieces and nephews.
Preceeding JoAnn in death are her parents, her husband Roy on May 10, 1981,
her special friend of 25 years Norman Beyer, her sisters and brothers Rosemary,
Jeanette, Catherine, Gerald, Sylvester, Norman, Norbert, and numerous sisters
and brothers in law.
Visitation will be held September 21, 2013 at Shepherd of the Hills Catholic
Church, W1562 County Rd. B Eden, from 9 AM to 11 AM followed by a Mass of
Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Cremation has taken place with inurnment to follow
at St. Matthew’s Cemetery at a later date.