Joanne K. Richison
Joanne Kristine (Norton)
Richison, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 after a three year battle with
cancer. She was born in West Bend, WI on
August 13, 1969 to Daniel J. and Judith A. (Schoch) Norton. Joanne graduated from West Bend West High School
class of 1987. On November 23, 1991 she
married Robert T. Richison, they moved to Fond du Lac and started their
family. Later moving to North Fond du
Lac where their boys attended school.
She worked for the Mary Linsmeier School in Fond du Lac for many
years. Joanne loved to be the host of family
gatherings, she also loved watching sports (Packers, Brewers, Timber
Rattlers). Most of all she was known for
making amazing salsa. Joanne grew everything
she needed in her garden to make her salsa.
Rob and Joanne also made their own chili seasoning for chili
competitions, even winning the spiciest chili trophy. Each year they made chili at the Wisconsin
State Chili Cook Off in Green Lake, WI.
This was a great time to meet people and see old friends.
Joanne was preceded in death by
her mother, Judith; brother, Michael; niece, Angela; and father-in-law, Robert H.
She is survived by her husband,
Rob; sons, Justin Norton, Benjamin and Matthew Richison; her father, Daniel;
siblings, Lorey (Larry) Weston, Dan (Beth) Norton, Elaine (Jeff) Wimberly;
mother-in-law, Kathryn; brothers-in-law, Kevin (Sue) and Scott; many nieces,
nephews, and close friends.
Joanne will be greatly missed by
her family and friends, it saddens our hearts to lose her at such a young age.
A private family Memorial Mass will
be held. Cremation has taken place.
Guestbook and tribute wall may
be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.