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POPPE, Joanne C., age 86

Died: Monday, May 4th, 2020

Celebration of Life: Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Sweet Legacy in Eau Claire from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Entombment: Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Eau Claire

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials in memory of Joanne to Catholic Charities https://cclse.org/eau-claire/


Joanne Catherine (BaDour) Poppe, age 86, of Eau Claire, died on Monday, May 4, 2020 at Grace Edgewood Assisted Living Facility in Altoona, under the care of St. Joseph's Hospice.

Joanne was born on May 22, 1933 to the late Joseph and Anne (Smith) BaDour in Eau Claire. She was united in marriage to Robert "Bob" Poppe on April 7, 1956 at St. James Catholic Church. Joanne was a devote catholic and worked outside of the home as a meat wrapper at Kerms on Water Street. She loved reading, cheering on her beloved Packers, and especially being with her family.

She is survived by her sons, Mark Poppe of Eau Claire, David (Christy) Poppe of Rice Lake, Paul (Melissa) Poppe of Eau Claire; daughters, Ann Poppe of Altoona and Susan (Dan Retallick) Poppe of Eau Claire; grandchildren, Julie (Kyle), Timothy, Mitch, Joseph, Allie, Breeanna, Johnathon (Brittany), and Nicholas; 7 great grandchildren; brothers, James (Juanita) BaDour, Thomas (Doreen) BaDour, John (Chris) BaDour; many other family members and friends.

Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, Bob; granddaughter, Audra Poppe; and brother, Jerry BaDour.

The family would like to thank the staff of Grace Edgewood and St. Joseph's Hospice who attended to Joanne's comfort in her final days.

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