Joann E. Wisniewski

 Joann E. Wisniewski, 84, of Canton, passed away at 5:28 PM on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Graham Hospital. She was born on June 14, 1932 in Portageville, NY to Lawrence and Martha (Gautreau) Waldman. She married Tadeusz Wisniewski on September 17, 1949, he preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death are her parents and one great-grandson.

Surviving is three children, Larry (Bobbie Wishnevski) Wisniewski of Valpariso, IN, Judy (John) Dudek of Canton, and Mark (Teresa) Wisniewski of Vallejo, CA; nine grandsons, Cory, Justin, Keith, Shannon, John, Joe, Nicholas, Danny, and Jared; and sixteen great-grandchildren.

Joann was a long time dairy farmer and later a rural postal carrier. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in DuBois, IL, Catholic Daughters of America, Newman Center, a member of the City Council, and American Legion Aux. Joann loved traveling, friends, gambling, and fishing. She was a very generous person.

Memorial Mass will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in DuBois, IL, where a visitation will be held from 9-11 AM. Father Oliver Nwachukwu will officiate. Burial will follow the services at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Cemetery in DuBois, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded through Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory, Canton. Memorials can be made to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. To make online condolences you may go to

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7 Responses to Joann E. Wisniewski

  1. Jo Ann Beltz says:

    We are really saddened by the passing of a friend! We shared many good times together.

    Walter and Jo Ann

  2. Linda Severe says:

    I am so sorry for the family’s loss she was a friend an we had many good times

  3. Brenda Hunter Frakes says:

    So sorry to hear. Father Oliver had many good words for her this a.m. in church.
    My condolences to you, Larry & Judy & your families.

  4. Katrina Hamilton says:

    Judy and family – my sympathies to you all. So sorry to read of your mom’s passing.
    Katrina Hamilton

  5. Carol (Hunter) Tomaszewski says:

    Was so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Enjoyed talking with her; she was so positive. Didn’t realize we had the same birthday. Larry, I think you must have your Mom’s big smile. She will be greatly missed. Am glad for all the good memories of your Mom and Dad and family.

  6. raymond restof says:

    you have are condolences, she was a very good friend Raymond & xenia restoff

  7. raymond restoff says:

    you have are condolences, she was a very good friend . Raymond & xenia restoff

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