Posted: Thu 3:05 PM, Oct 24, 2013
Funeral Home: Brainard
Joan E. Flanery, age 47, of Wausau died Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
Joan was born on December 26, 1965 in Wausau to the late Robert and Jean (Laack) Ebert. She married Carl Flanery, the love of her life and soul mate, on April 24, 1993 at First United Methodist Church in Crandon.
Joan had a passion for animals and people. She was a selfless person who found good in everyone and always put others before herself. She was a woman of faith and was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Wausau. Joan loved canning, cooking, golfing, and her annual trips to the Wausau Artfest with her sister, Lynn.
Joan is survived by her husband of 20 years Carl Flanery of Wausau; son Gary Flanery of Wausau; sister Lynn (Tom) Gelhar of Weston; and nieces Jessica and Stephanie Gelhar.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 3200 North Mountain Road, Wausau. The Rev. Craig Swenson will officiate. Visitation will take place from 12:00 pm until the time of the service at the church on Saturday.
Brainard Funeral Home is assisting the family.