Joanne Catherine Gumprecht, 83, of Crystal Lake died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Centegra Hospital in McHenry.
She was born on June 16, 1930, to Emil and Mabel Sorensen in Chicago.
Joanne was a charter member of the Crystal Lake Fire Department Auxiliary.
She was very active with her Immanuel Church family, serving her Lord as a Sunday School teacher and being known as “Mrs. Piano” for 40 plus years; she was also an active member of the Ladies Aid group, Altar Guild where she served as President for many years, the Joy Hand Bell Group, Immanuel Lutheran School cook, and other various church organizations, as well as an Algonquin Township Election Judge.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, as well as her church family and friends.
Joanne is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Charles Gumprecht; daughter, Cathleen (Russ) Seegers; grandchildren, Kyle (Whitney) Seegers, and Lauren Seegers; great grandchildren, Asher and Caleb Seegers; sister, Marilyn Wagner; sister-in-law, Florence Hendrickson; and many loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Robert Sorensen.
Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m., Sunday, January 5, at
Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Route 176, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 6, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Historic Campus, 178 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014. There will be a second visitation held one hour prior to the service at church.
Interment will be in Crystal Lake Memorial Park, Crystal Lake.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 815-459-1441 or to the Scleroderma Foundation,