Joan H. Wilharm | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

March 4, 1932 - November 2, 2019


Joan Hoeller Wilharm

Age 87, of Apple Valley, formerly of Bloomington. She will be dearly missed by her husband of 67 years, her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren whom she adored and treasured the time with. Joan had an infectious personality, a wonderful sense of humor and was the utmost hostess who never wanted to miss a party. Joan was a charter member of Bloomington Federated Women’s Club and spent many years giving of herself in multiple volunteer services including Southdale Fairview Hospital, Loaves and Fishes, and many others. She was a good friend to many, going back as far as childhood, high school and as well as her dear friends in her Florida home. She showed us her incredible strength as she battled 2 years of cancer without complaining. Joan was and will continue to be an inspiration to everyone who had the good fortune to call her wife, mom, grandma, and friend. She is survived by husband, George "Rod” Wilharm; children, Susan (Peter) Bull, Julie (David) Kirsebom, John (Julie) Wilharm, Kristi (Jeff) Wisdom; grandchildren, Gina Bull, Lucy Bull, Melissa Kirsebom, Chad (Heather) Kirsebom, Katie (Will) Bernhjelm, Sara Wilharm, Lindsey Wilharm (Lucas Graves), McKenzie Wisdom, Hannah Wisdom and Lily Wisdom; great-grandchildren, Leo Graves, Zyla Graves, Wes Graves and Hadley Bernhjelm; and numerous friends. She is preceded in death by son, Michael Wilharm; granddaughter, Nicole Kirsebom; and twin brother, John Stocking.

Memorials preferred to Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities or American Lung Research Foundation.




1 Comment

  1. Marie and Ted Kampbell says:

    Joan was a bright light in our neighborhood and will be missed by all. Rest in peace Joan, you deserve it. I’m sure God welcomed you into heaven with open arms!

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