Joanne M. Soukup (nee Uchiyama) – Beloved wife to the late Albert J. Soukup for 63 years; loving mother to Cynthia Laxner (Steven), Susan Torrez (Diego Sr), Shari Jotzat (Brian Sr), and Angela Rivera (Hector); grandmother to Tiffany (Robert Sr), Amber (Brent), Brian Jr., Crystal (Jorge), Desiree, Samantha, Ashley, Diego Jr, Nicholas, and Joseph; great-grandmother to 10 and great-great grandmother to 3; daughter to the late Joseph and Shizuye Uchiyama; sister to Richard (Jenny) and Thomas (Mary) and aunt to four. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, going to BINGO with friends and trying her luck in Casinos. Joanne was a warm, kind-hearted woman who was always willing to offer help wherever needed and cherished by all who knew her. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, service is private and can be viewed at http://www.facebook.com/cooneyfuneralhome/ on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
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