JoAnn was born in Tulsa, January 31, 1930 to Joseph and Marjorie Wiedenmann
and lived here all of her life. After retiring from teaching elementary
school, she traveled the world having many adventures. She loved animals
and birds, did arts & crafts projects, grew plants, and collected
Native American art and jewelry. In retirement, she volunteered many hours
at Gilcrease Museum.
JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents and sister Betty Plummer (New
Mexico). She has 3 daughters, Ruth Anderson (Tulsa), Betty Pierce (Colorado),
Patty Boyer (Florida). She has 2 grandchildren, Oriana and Pierce Anderson.
JoAnn graduated from Tulsa University in 1952 and her grandchildren attend there.
JoAnn spent the last 10+ years living at Oklahoma Methodist Manor where
she received excellent care, and made many friends. Her family will be
spreading her ashes in the spring.