Joan F. Kuerschner

Joan F. Kuerschner

Joan F. Kuerschner, age 54, of Janesville, died on Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Agrace HospiceCare, Inc., Fitchburg. She was born in Milwaukee on July 2, 1958, the daughter of Anthony and Viola (Rizzo) Tagliavia. She graduated from Divine Savior High School and Marquette University in 1980. Joan married Tom Kuerschner in Elm Grove, WI on Aug. 2, 1980. She had been employed as a CPA for Baker Tilly and owned Geneva Hardware & Design, Lake Geneva.

She is survived by her husband, Tom Kuerschner; 3 children: Christine Kuerschner of Milwaukee, James Kuerschner of Cambridge, MA and Michael Kuerschner of Madison; and 5 siblings: Ann (Joe) Totoraitis, Jack (Peg) Tagliavia, Maria Tagliavia, Christine Cianciolo and Margaret (Tom) Lynn all of Milwaukee. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH with Rev. John Auby officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at St. William Catholic Church. Lasting Memorials may be made to St. William Catholic Church, the American Lung Association or Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.

Joan wanted to thank everyone that took care of her: her husband, her children, her family, her friends and Nurse Nancy.