In Memory of Ms. Joanne Dexter

Joanne Dexter, age 72, of Sparta, Wisconsin, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Rolling Hills Rehabilitation Center. Joanne was born October 3, 1944, to George and Margaret (Baehr) Dexter in Marysville, California. She attended elementary school in Chicago, IL and McFarland, WI. She graduated from Monona Grove High School in 1962.

Joanne worked the McFarland Market, the State of Wisconsin (keypunch in Hawaii), was an enlisted member of the US Army for 9 years and finished her working career as a civilian employee at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. She retired in 2007.

Joanne is survived by many cousins, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Margaret Dexter and her twin sister, Georette Dexter.

A memorial service was held Saturday, February 4, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sparta. Pastor Mark Kvale will officiate. Burial followed in the Roselawn Cemetery, Madison, Wisconsin. Online condolences are available at