JoAnn Margaret Wood

On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, JoAnn Margaret Wood (née Frerichs), loving wife and mother, passed away at age 82. No services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of JoAnn can be made to the American Cancer Society (https://www. A native of Nebraska, JoAnn moved to California in 1962 where she lived for the rest of her life. JoAnn dedicated her life to taking care of the family home in San Jose and raising her children there. Later in life, JoAnn was a beloved grandmother and great grandmother. JoAnn loved knitting, cross stitch, crossword puzzles, and watching the afternoon soaps. She also enjoyed the game “Rummy Tile” and all card games, especially “Spite.” JoAnn is survived by her husband of 61 years, Robert Wood; her three children, James Wood (Catherine), Cathey Hurtt (Steven), and John Wood; her sister, Barbara Decker; and several cousins, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren. JoAnn was preceded in death by her sister, Gwendolyn Frerichs; brothers, Wayne Frerichs and Wendell Frerichs; and her parents Weert Frerichs and Esther Frerichs (née Janssen).

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