Mary Joanne “Jo” Marshall
Jo passed away into God’s loving arms on March 16, 2020. She was born May 13, 1951 to Mary Catherine Burns in Dodgeville, WI. Having lived with her grandparents Burns during her nurturing years, Jo graduated from New Glarus High School in 1969. She worked for the State of WI, DA, and retired early due to declining health from Associated Bank Corp. Jo loved reading, living in the CA Mountains, antiquing, trailing with her husband, Paul, preparing meals for her family especially at Christmas and St. Patrick’s Day. She loved spending time at both coasts especially Maine with her husband Paul and attending all her children and grandchildren sports activities. Her whole life revolved around them.
Jo is survived by her husband and best friend, Paul, her two sons she loved with her whole being, Tony (Tracy) and Ryan (ViAnn) Lampman, her grandchildren she smiled at, laughed with and lived for. Jacob Groothousen, Faith, Michael, and Sophie Joanne Lampman. She is further survived by a brother Richard Torkelson, a sister Debra (Larry) Allen, Special nieces Wendy Marshall and Amber Huemmer, along with special family friend Jon Hack and other family and many dear friends. She would often say “God blessed her with the Best”.
Proceeding Jo in death was her Mother, Mary, her Grandparents Thomas and Katie Burns, her Mother and father In-laws, Lyman & Lucile Marshall and her Brother and sister in law, David & Winnie Marshall.
Per Jo’s request there will be no public viewing. A private prayer service will be held for immediate family. Jo’s cremations will be buried with her husband. The family would like to give a special thank you to Pastor Jim at Barneveld Lutheran Church for his compassion and caring over the last several months.
If you would like to give a memorial Jo asks that you give it in her name to either the Barneveld Lutheran Church in Barneveld WI, or to joyfullheartfoundation.org witch educates, heals, and empowers children that have been sexually assaulted and abused.
Be Still and know that I am God