Joyce Steinbrecher Obituary

Joyce  Steinbrecher
Joyce Steinbrecher

August 14, 1935 - March 4, 2019
Born in Marinette, Wisconsin
Resided in Marinette, Wisconsin


Joyce Steinbrecher (Prefontaine), 83, died peacefully at home in Marinette surrounded by her family on March 4, 2019. She was born in Marinette on August 14, 1935 to parents, Albert Prefontaine and Aurelia (Friend) Prefontaine.
She married Wayne Steinbrecher on August 17, 1953. She worked alongside her husband at Steinbrecher Insurance in Peshtigo until 1983. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Wayne; her three children, Debby Knutson of Marinette, Dean (Poppy) Steinbrecher of Kimberly, Wis. and Lori Steinbrecher Punko of Holualoa, Hawaii; 6 grandchildren, Misty Wimberley (Knutson) of Marinette, Angie Kaster of Green Bay, Ryan Steinbrecher and Kyle Steinbrecher of Waukesha, Wis., Aaron Kaster of Antioch, Ill. and Ashley (Adam) Tracy of Watertown, Wis. as well as extended grandchildren, Cory (Nichole) Punko, Josh Punko, Andrew Lehman and Julia Strauss; 5 great-grandchildren, Madison Hanlon, Corbin Kaster, Dylan Tracy, Mikayla Tracy and Easton Tracy as well as extended great-grandchildren Duchaune Ellis, Dakota Punko, Cameron Punko and Casey Punko. She is further survived by a sister, Betty Reiswitz of Marinette and a brother, John Prefontaine of Slinger, Wis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Luella Baxter, Bernice Gromala and baby sister, Agnes; as well as brothers, Armedos (Sonny), Peter, Frederick and James; and a nephew, Gregg Steinbrecher.
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 4 until 7:30 p.m. A parish vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9th at Holy Family Parish-Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Taylor St. by the Reverend Celestine Byekwaso. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Joyce’s family extends a special thank you to Heartland Hospice for the care and comfort they provided in recent weeks.




Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home
610 Marinette Avenue
Marinette, WI US 54143
Friday, March 8, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Holy Family Parish-Our Lady of Lourdes Church
2735 Taylor St.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143
Saturday, March 9, 2019
11:00 AM