September 5, 1931 - May 8, 2020
On Friday, May 8th, 2020 it pleased almighty God to call JoAnn, 88 from this veil of tears to himself in heaven. W. JoAnn Radke was born September 5, 1931 in Tye, Texas to Cornelia Roberts (Hudson) and Joel Allen Brown. She graduated from Ennis High School in Ennis, Texas in 1948 and later attended Draughn Business School in Abilene, Texas. There she began her career as a banking Utility Specialist. On August 18, 1956 JoAnn married Arthur Martin Radke in Bethlehem Lutheran Church at Adair, Oklahoma. They made their home in Tulsa after they married. JoAnn and Art were blessed with three children – two (Curtis and Susan) who are with the Lord after a long battle with Cystic Fibrosis. JoAnn volunteered for 15 years at Jane Phillips as a Patient Escort. She enjoyed working with the medical community. She had a successful drapery business for several years. JoAnn was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. At church her interests were sewing circle, red hats and altar guild. JoAnn enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading, finding a good bargain at the thrift store and conversations with friends and family. JoAnn is survived by: her husband, Art of the home; one daughter, Lisa Lessing, three grandchildren: Abi Joy (Adam) Eaton, Jonathan, and Lori (AJ) Fountain, and one great-grandchild, Meryl Rose. She was preceded in death by her parents. The family will greet friends and family from 11AM to 8PM on Monday, May 11 at the Davis Family Funeral Home- Walker Brown Chapel in Bartlesville. Services will be held Redeemer Lutheran Church Tuesday, May 12, at 10:30AM following a meal provided at the Church. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery in Adair, OK at 2:30PM. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4550 Montgomery Ave., Ste. 1100 N., Bethesda, MD 20814.
On Friday, May 8th, 2020 it pleased almighty God to call JoAnn, 88 from this veil of tears to himself in heaven. W. JoAnn Radke was born September 5, 1931 in Tye, Texas to Cornelia Roberts (Hudson) and Joel Allen Brown. She graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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