Joanne (Burhans) Lacina

April 29, 1944 ~ November 18, 2022

Joanne (Burhans) Lacina, age 78, went to her forever heavenly home on Friday, November 18, 2022 after battling LewyBody Dementia. She was born April 29, 1944 in Janesville, WI, to Edwin C. and Ruth I. (Joitel) Burhans. Joanne will forever be best known for her amazing faith in her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She said her love for Jesus with everyone she knew! And prayed for others for as long as she was able.

Joanne (Burhans) Lacina

Joanne (Burhans) Lacina

Joanne is survived by her four children: Darcy (John) Hanson of Readstown, WI; Tim (Shelly) Teubert of Richland Center, WI; Deanna (Scott) McDaniel of Soldiers Grove, WI; and John (Heather) Kliesner Jr. of Blue River, WI; 10 grandchildren: Alan (Rebecca) McCormick, William (Marie) McCormick, Zachery (Katie) McCormick, Amber Teubert (Matthew Lynch), Joshua (Paloma) Stromer, Kyle (Laken) Teubert, Jerrid (Amy Teadt) McDaniel, Kourtney (Brenden) Walter, Jared Lathrop, Aleya Kliesner, and Kody Kliesner; 21 great-grandchildren: Sidney, Elizabeth, Matthew, Ephraim, Ruth, Mollie, Bridget, Bryleigh, Carsten, Kynlee, Braxton McCormick, Abbigayle Spencer, Cole and Keegan Couey, Norah, Atlas, Ayden and Anisio Stromer, and Madilynn, Banner and Easton Teubert; 3 sisters: Joyce (Dave) Kinservik, Sandy Louison, and Dianne Cook; 1 sister-in-law: Venus Burhans; several special nieces, nephews, and cousins; and her beloved friends and caregivers at Bethel Oaks Memory Care Assisted Living in Viroqua.

Joanne was preceded in death by her loving parents; her only brother, Ronald; and her cherished husband, Ray Lacina.

In keeping with Joanne’s wishes, a private family celebration will be held in her honor. Memorials in Joanne’s name may be given to your local EMS. Thorson-Popp Funeral and Cremation Services in Viroqua is assisting the family.