April 27, 1940 - August 12, 2017
LORETTO- JoAnn T. Lombardini age 77 of Loretto, passed away surrounded by her family Saturday, August 12, 2017 during a short stay at Manor Care Health Services while battling cancer. She was born on April 27, 1940 in Iron Mountain, the daughter of the late Erwin and Ann (Gasperetti) Geline. She was a lifelong resident of Loretto and graduated from Vulcan High School class of 1958. After graduation JoAnn worked in the office at Northland Grocers. She married Eugene Lombardini on April 18, 1959 in St. Stephens Church in Loretto, and they enjoyed 54 wonderful years together. He preceded her in death on February 21, 2014. JoAnn was a devoted wife and mother, as well as a great cook and baker. She was very proud of her home and enjoyed decorating it both inside and out to celebrate each season and holiday. Her favorite holiday was Christmas, when her home became a holiday showplace to entertain family and friends. After raising her children, JoAnn worked for several years at Northern Expressions and later volunteered her time at Norway’s St. Vincent DePaul store. She loved meeting customers and socializing with co-workers. She enjoyed having, and going to rummage sales, as well as estate sales and auctions. She was an avid collector of decorative items and always had a flair for combining old and new objects to be used throughout her home. JoAnn is survived by her three children, daughters Gina Lombardini of Marquette and Lisa (Paul) Schultz of Kingsford; son Tony (Angela Petrick) of Hamilton Lakes; three sisters Lucy Krajna of Milwaukee, Joyce Geline of Franklin, WI and Nancy (Doug) Cook of Kingsford; brother John (Barbara) Geline of Loretto; brother-in-law Donald “Blackie” (Darlene) Lombardini of Hamilton Lakes; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene, her parents and her brother-in-law Tom Krajna. Per her request, there will be no funeral services.
LORETTO- JoAnn T. Lombardini age 77 of Loretto, passed away surrounded by her family Saturday, August 12, 2017 during a short stay at Manor Care Health Services while battling cancer. She was born on April 27, 1940 in Iron Mountain, the daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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