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Joan Reifschneider, obituary

Joan Catherine Reifschneider, 76 of Franklin, Tenn., died Dec. 13, 2012 after a long illness.

She was born April 6, 1936 in Los Angeles, California to the late Thomas and Catherine Callen. Mrs. Reifschneider was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved to cook, read, and travel. She was known wherever she went as a gracious host with a kind and generous spirit.

She was active over the years in the PTA, Republican Women’s Council of Orange County, CA, Children’s Museum at La Habra, CA, Junior Women’s League and various other historical associations.

She was preceded in death by son, David Darrel Reifschneider. Mrs. Reifschneider is survived by her husband of 57 years, Darrel Edward Reifschneider of Franklin, Tenn.; son, Dale Thomas Reifschneider (Larney Wilson) of Nashville, Tenn.; daughter, Jill Ann (Neil) Johnston of Franklin, Tenn. sister, Sally Fuller (Bill) of Buena Park, Calif.; grandchildren, Brandon Scott (Keri), Chad Thomas and Laurel Ann Kozlowski of Nashville, Tenn. and great granddaughter, Lia Paige Kozlowski, along with many nieces and nephews.

The family’s heartfelt gratitude goes out to the all the staff at NHC Place in Franklin, Tenn. and also Caris Hospice for their loving care and support of Joan and her family.

Funeral services were conducted Dec. 18, 2012 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 904 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin, Tenn., Pastor Michael Lippord officiating.

Grandsons and nephews served as pallbearers.

Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin.
12/20/2012, Williamson Herald

Posted on: 12/18/2012


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