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Joan L. Shilts

May 11, 1935 December 9, 2018
Joan L. Shilts
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Obituary for Joan L. Shilts

Joan L. Shilts 83 of the Town of Edson, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at the Augusta Area Home in Augusta, WI.
Joan was born on May 11th, 1935 the daughter of Wes and Beaulah “Boots” (Marcellis) Johnson.
Joan grew up in the Augusta area, she attended and graduated from Augusta High School.

Joan Johnson married Kenneth Shilts on April 25th, 1956 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the Town of Edson, following marriage they lived and farmed in the Town of Edson until retiring in 1993. Joan was the Treasurer for the Town of Edson for 25 years and also worked at various jobs in the area.
She was a lifetime member of St. Frances Circle.
She enjoyed being with family, attending mass daily, having breakfast with the “Boyd Mafia”, thrift sales, bingo, watching and feeding birds and she would never turn down a cup of coffee

Joan is survived by her Children Son-Dave Shilts of Boyd, Daughters-Ann (Tom) Licht of Boyd, Mary (Jim) Begley of Cadott, Carol (Kevin) Fredrickson of Champlin, MN and Brenda (Mark) Mattison of Spring Valley; 16 Grandchildren; 21 Great Grandchildren;
Sister-Susan (Lee) Luton of OR, Sister in law-Lorraine Spaeth of Cadott,
Brother in law-Arky Bears of WY and also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband-Kenneth Shilts on December 20th, 2013,
Siblings-Nancy Bears, Wes “Snooks” Johnson, Jr. and Jim Johnson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 PM on Friday, December 14th, 2018 at St.Joseph’s Catholic Church in Boyd, WI. with Father William Felix officiating.
Interment will take place in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Town of Edson.
Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM with a 7:30 PM Rosary on Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at the Leiser Funeral Home in Cadott, WI. and also Friday morning from 11:00-12:00
at the Church.

The family of Joan would like to offer a Special Thank You to the Augusta Area Home Staff
and St. Croix Hospice.

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4:00 PM 12/13/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/13/2018 8:00:00 PM
Leiser Funeral Home

511 Main Street
Cadott, WI 54727

Rosary 7:30 PM Thursday and Visitation also from 11:00-12:00 Friday at the Church.

Leiser Funeral Home
511 Main Street Cadott 54727 WI
United States

Funeral Service




12:00 PM 12/14/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

718 E. Patton St.
Boyd, WI 54726

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
718 E. Patton St. Boyd 54726 WI
United States

Cemetery Details


Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cty Hwy MM
Boyd, WI 54726

Cty Hwy MM Boyd 54726 WI
United States

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