Thursday, September 13, 2012

Joanne M. (Jirush) Trentadue

Joanne M. Trentadue, age 76, passed away Thursday September 13, 2012. Joanne was born in Racine on March 31, 1936, daughter of the late Gertrude and Frank Jirush.

On June 25, 1955, Joanne was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Vincent N. Trentadue. Through the years, Joanne was employed with Godske Awning Co., Ruffalo Decorating, Gettys Inc., and as the baker at the Racine Country Club where she was famous for her dinner rolls, Her passions in life were cooking and baking for her family and church functions, traveling, playing the lottery and going to the casinos.

Survivors include her children, Vincent (Theresa) Trentadue, Jason (Tracy) Trentadue, Jeffrey (Barbara) Trentadue, Julie Trentadue; grandchildren, Jeremiah, Joel, Jack, Jordan and Justin;  sisters, Lenore (David) Brehm of New Berlin,  Joyce (Dick) Dufrane of Huntsville, TX; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Vincent; a son, Joseph Trentadue; a sister, Dorothy Richter.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave., on Tuesday September 18, 2012, at 9 a.m.  Private interment will follow at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Monday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and at the church Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 9 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the family for a memorial to be established in Joanne’s name have been suggested.

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