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Obituary for Joan Helen Beine (Lofy)

Joan H. Beine, age 83, of Slinger, passed away peacefully surrounded by her daughters on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. She was born on April 6, 1936 in Richfield to Bernard and Emily (nee Bingenheimer). Joan was raised on the family farm in Richfield. She graduated from Slinger High School. On October 5, 1957, she was united in marriage to the late Robert Beine at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richfield. Joan was a homemaker and worked part time at the Linden Inn. She retired from Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Jackson. She was a member of the Christian Mothers of St. Mary’s Richfield and the American Legion Auxiliary - Post 483 of Allenton. Joan enjoyed bowling, camping, travelling, spending time with her children and grandchildren, and watching the Green Bay Packers.
Survivors include her four daughters: Bethann (David) Ambrose, Denise (Carl) Palash, Jeanine (Bo) Jensen, and Kristine (Scott) Gill, grandchildren; Kailey and Christopher Ambrose, Ryan, Amanda (Josh Nucian) and Andrew Palash, Megan Jensen, brother-in-law; Norman, sisters-in-law; Jean Zingsheim (friend Bob Becker), Jane Szivulka, Karen Griffin, and Barbara Beine, other relatives and friends."I just want you to know how much I loved all of you. You were my reason for living!"
Preceding her in death were her husband, Robert (Bob), her parents; brother: Gerald (Lucille) Lofy, brothers-in-law; James, Harold (Kay), Thomas, Dale Zingsheim, Ronald Rolsma, Don Griffin, sisters-in-law; Judith (Doug) Hansen, Joan (Arnie) Retzlaff; and sister-in-law Linda.
Visitation will be held Friday, June 21 at Phillip Funeral Home (1420 W. Paradise Dr, West Bend, WI 53095) from 3 to 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Gabriel Catholic Parish (1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus, WI 53033) on Saturday, June 22 at 10 AM with Fr. Don Brick OCD presiding. Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Richfield.
The family would like to thank the staff, especially Abby K., at the Froedtert Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit for all the compassionate care they gave to Joan.