Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 10:00am-11:45am at ST. MARY CATHOLIC FAITH COMMUNITY 9520 W. Forest Home Ave. Hales Corners. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12:00pm. Burial will be held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery after Mass.
Joan was born in Phillips, WI to Art and Irene Johnson on January 25, 1939. She was raised on the south side of Milwaukee along with her siblings – Artie, Barney, Rosemary, Jim, Margaret, Mary Therese and Pat.
Joan married Norbert Novotny Sr. on September 13, 1958 together they spent the next 33 years raising their four children, welcoming their grandchildren , making every holiday, birthday and special occasion a memory of joy and love for all of us that were blessed to have them in our lives.
She experienced the loss of her husband Norb on December 26, 1991.
God blessed Joan again by bringing a man, Frederick (Fritz) Lueneburg , into her life. They married on September 30, 2000 and spent the next 22 years in an amazing relationship of love, respect and devotion to one another.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Norb Novotny, her beloved grandson TJ Bollis, her nephew Bob Geiszler, John Jacobson, and her dear brother Arthur Johnson. Joan leaves behind her husband, Fred Lueneburg, children, Cathy Stopher (Dennis), Joan Cornehls (Scott), Patty Bollis, and Norb Novotny, Jr. (Michon), her step-children, Ken Lueneburg (Anne), Tom Lueneburg (Anna), Dan Lueneburg (Cherly), Fred Lueneburg (Kevin), Wendy Stevenson and Mike Lueneburg (Stacey). 6 of her siblings, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and countless friends and relatives.