Joanne R. Werner, 82, of Norwalk died Friday, March 5, 2010, in Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was born Nov. 4, 1927, in Sandusky, daughter of the late Joseph Wilson and Ruth (Connors) Parsons. She attended St. Paul Catholic Church and retired in 1989 from GTE in Norwalk. She enjoyed the outdoors, sunshine, mowing, ice skating and spending time with her dogs and cat.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and James Brown of North Fairfield; sister, Sally Palmer of Sandusky; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Werner in 1974; and her son, Michael Werner in 1974.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk, with the Rev. Frank Kehres, pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be expressed at norwalkfuneral.com.