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JoAnn Krueger

Obituary of JoAnn Krueger

JoAnn Krueger (Livengood) passed away at her home in Post Falls, ID. On September 20th 2019. She was 73 years young.

 She was born on July 21st 1946, in Salisbury, N.C. to Harry and Tharon Livengood. She graduated from Orrick High School in Missouri. She met and married her first husband, they had two sons, Richard and Jerry Wood. That marriage ended quickly. Then she met George Krueger and they had two daughters, Tanya and Lucinda Krueger.

JoAnn raised three of her children while being a stay-at-home mom until her marriage with George ended after 18 years. Then she ventured out and became a Certified Nursing Assistant. A job which she enjoyed very much. Years later she met Richard (Dick) Hensyel with whom was her partner for 6 years and they enjoyed life together until he passed away. She had also worked as a Customer Service Representative at Center Partners. She ended up having to retire early at 62, because of a car wreck. JoAnn had a love for animals, from horses, dogs, cats to birds. She also liked to sew, cook and make no-bake cookies and breads. She loved to dance and enjoyed time conversating and spending time with her family and friends. She had great pleasure in being able to babysit her grand children when she retired. She also cherished time with her great-grandchildren. JoAnn had an amazing heart and was an amazing Mother, Grandma, Great-Grandma, Aunt and friend to many. Always there when we needed her.

   She was preceded in death by her Mother and Step-father Tharon and Everett Shirley and Father Harry Livengood. Brothers Ronald and Jerry Lee Livingood, and Half-brother Garry Livengood.  Survivors include half—sister Sharon Livengood Patterson of Georgia, half-brothers Larry, Eugene, Wayne, Danny and Thomas Shirley, all of Missouri and Alabama; Son Jerry Wood and his girlfriend Aoy Bunthago, Daughter Tanya Gosser and her husband Don, Daughter Lucinda Kruger and her husband Josh Stewart; Grandchildren Kyle Krueger, Domanick, Breanna, Autumn and Zoey Grosser; Destiny, Jenica and Brayden Wood; JadeAnn Grindle, Payton and Channing Stewart; and 6 Great-Grandchildren, all of Post Falls, ID. JoAnn will always be remembered and deeply missed by all. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 5th at 1pm at Pleasant View Cemetery in Post Falls.

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