Joan Theresa Wegner, 79, of Indian River, passed away at home on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

Born on August 19, 1941 in Pontiac, she was the daughter of James and Lucille (Verellen) Mosack.

After a career with the U.S. Postal Service, Joan retired as the Postmaster in Brutus, MI. She was a talented painter, she loved music, working outside with flowers, refinishing furniture, and collecting antiques.

On August 17, 1979, Joan was married to Carl E. Wegner in Manistique. He preceded her in death in 2017.

She is survived by her children, Tracey (Karen) Kriesch, Troy Kriesch, Trisha (Randy) DeMars and Tab (Sheri) Kriesch, Debra Wegner Vandenberg, Karen (Ron) Ruzycki and Kimberly Wegner; 21 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Mosack and Judy (Jim) Bobcean; brothers, Jim (Louise) Mosack, John (Vicki) Mosack and Jack (Nancy) Mosack; along with many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service to celebrate Joan’s life was held at the Indian River United Methodist Church Monday, May 24, 2021.

Those who wish are asked to consider memorial contributions to McLaren Hospice/Cheboygan, 761 Lafayette Ave, Cheboygan, MI 49721

Arrangements are by Gaylord Community Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

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