Joan Marie Wiese, 73, of Louisa, VA, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, July 3, 2010 after a long struggle with cancer. The daughter of Henry and Louise Storm, she was born June 14, 1937 in Milbank, South Dakota. She married Leroy Wiese August 31, 1957 and moved to Waukegan and later to Lake Villa in Illinois.
She worked for many years as a legal secretary and paralegal and owned dog breeding and real estate businesses at various times. In 2000, she and her husband bought property in Louisa County, VA and built their retirement dream home. She enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, and could never resist a good deal at a yard sale.
She is survived by her loving husband, LeRoy; three sons, Jeffrey of Louisa, VA, Jay and Kevin of the Chicago, IL area; four grandchildren; a brother, Rick of Texas; a sister, Rita of North Dakota; and her dog, Jena.
Memorial Gathering for Joan Wiese will be held on Saturday, August 7, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the home of Jay and Carolyn Wiese, 4901 Amy Drive, Crystal Lake, Illinois.Dress is Casual
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.