In loving memory of

Marie "JoAnne" Franke
May 13, 1954 - December 27, 2018

Marie "JoAnne" Franke, 64, of Martinsburg, NE passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at her residence.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 3, 2018 at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City, NE. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., with the family present at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 2, 2018 at the funeral home.

JoAnne was born May 13, 1954 in Sioux City, IA, the daughter of Carl and Marie (Ferdig) Berndt. She attended Sergeant Bluff-Luton Community School. JoAnne married David Franke on August 20, 1972 in Elk Point, SD. They were blessed with 2 children. She worked at Merchant Painting & Sandblasting in South Sioux City for 25 years.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, fishing, crocheting, reading books, and wintering in Arizona.

Survivors include her husband, David Franke; children, Joseph Franke and Tuesday (Robert) Giorgenti; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters; 2 brothers; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Robert Berndt.


Mary Lou & Craig Iverson wrote on Jan 1, 2019:

"Our Condolences for the Family and Friends of JoAnne. In peace we pray for JoAnne. Mary Lou and Craig Iverson "

Michelle Mahoney wrote on Dec 29, 2018:

"David, Tuesday and Joe, I'm so sorry for your loss. Joann was a great woman and will be greatly missed. Wish I could be there for all of you. Your in my thoughts and prayers. Michelle"