Grand Haven Tribune: Joanne Jeske

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Joanne Jeske

• Jun 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Joanne Jeske, age 86, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Heartwood Lodge Hospice Residence. She was born March 23, 1933, in Muskegon to Albert and Iola (Riley) Feller; and she married James “Jim” Jeske on September 1, 1951, in Spring Lake.

Joanne retired from Grand Haven Gasket. She enjoyed bowling, sewing, cooking, and most of all spending time with her family.

She is lovingly remembered by her husband, James “Jim” Jeske; four children: James (Cathy) Jeske II, Dale Jeske, Pamela (Dave) Croad and Ted (Marcia) Jeske; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sylvia Zwart and Bev (Ben) Ross; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at The VanZantwick Chapel of Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services, 620 Washington Ave., Grand Haven, MI 49417, with the Rev. Josh Bytwerk officiating. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions to Hospice of North Ottawa Community are appreciated. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at

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