We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Hoof Funeral Home
Joyce J. “Jean” Horkan, 82 of Lime Ridge, died Monday, May 23, 2022 at home surrounded by family. She was born April 20, 1940 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Francis and Marion (Fry) Unbehaun.
On August 6, 1960 she was married to Patrick Horkan. Joyce worked for Celox for several years, then worked for Edward Kramer and Sons until retiring after her liver transplant. Joyce enjoyed cooking, canning, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church.
Survivors include her five children; David Horkan of Lime Ridge, Dean (Lorrie) Horkan of LaValle, Sharyl Coy of Lime Ridge, Sherry (Russell) Karstetter of Ironton, and Stacie (Scott) Dank of Hillpoint, twelve grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren with one on the way; siblings LeRoy (Linda) Unbehaun of Lime Ridge, Carol (Donald) Brown of Illinois, Robert (Debbie) Unbehaun of Shullsburg, Joan (Richard) Peck of Ohio, Sharon (Del) Tranel of Cuba City, Steve (Chris) of Shullsburg, Mary (Frank) Blahnik of Cuba City, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Johnny (June) Horkan and Carol Horkan of Reedsburg, and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Patrick in January 2012, mother-in-law and father-in-law; brothers Jerry Unbehaun and Dennis (Ruth) Unbehaun; son-in-law Greg Coy, two brothers-in-law James Horkan and Peter Horkan, and nephew Brian Brown.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 27 at 11 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg with Father Patrick Wendler presiding. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Winfield Township. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 26 from 4 to 7 PM at Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with a Rosary service to follow at 7 PM. Visitation will also be held from 10 AM until the time of services at the church Friday.