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M. Joanne Torrey

M. Joanne Torrey

M. Joanne Torrey, Kinleiner, MsEd, CPK beloved wife and mother, and grandmother, died on November 4, 2017. She was married to William Charles Torrey "Bill" for 64 years. She was the mother to William Torrey Jr. (Bill Jr.) of Phoenix, AZ, Anne Torrey Nemer of Edina, MN and Erin Torrey Ostler of Mahtomedi, MN. Joanne loved her time in Iron River, WI during the summer months enjoying the lake and her flower gardens and at their home on Marco Island, FL. She was an avid learner and began her career as a nurse in Omaha and then Green Bay where she became a huge lifelong Packer enthusiast. She went on to earn her Masters of Science in Education wherein she wrote her thesis in the Practice of Kinlein in the field of philosophy. As a pioneer in this profession, she was instrumental in many areas; the most recent was as a lexicographer for the Kinleinal Dictionary. There will be a celebration of life in northern Wisconsin in the spring. Joanne is survived by her husband Bill, children Bill Jr. (Alan), Anne (Eli) and Erin (Bob), grandchildren Torrey, Joe, Summer and Bricker.

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