Joan Ann Zimmer Schuhrke, 84
Aug. 4, 1937-June 11, 2022
Black Forest, Colorado, formerly of St. Joseph
Joan Ann Zimmer Schuhrke, 84, died June 11.
Her funeral will be held Saturday, July 30 at Our Lady of the Pines, Black Forest, Colorado. The rosary will be at 10:30 a.m., Mass at 11 a.m. Visit ourladyofthepines.org for the livestream.
Schuhrke was born Aug. 4, 1937 to Ann and Roman Zimmer, their first child. Born from the German-Catholic community of St. Joseph, she grew up with her sister Joyce, surrounded by their grandparents and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She made many lifelong friends through her school years and completed her nurses training at St. Gabriel’s in Little Falls.
She married Floyd Schuhrke on June 24, 1961 in St. Cloud.
Survivors include the following: her husband Floyd; children: Elaine, Wendy and Tim; grandchildren: Nathanial and Rachel; her sister Joyce; and extended family and friends, all who will always remember Joanie, grateful for her exuberant and “super~motherly” presence in their lives.
A full obituary will be printed in the July 22 edition of the St. Joseph Newsleader.