Joanne McGeshick

CRYSTAL FALLS – The family of Joanne (Custer) Wrona Mattson McGeshick sadly announces her passing on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Joanne was an employee of the Lac Vieux Desert Casino.

She was devoted to her children, grandchildren, and her entire family and friends. She will be deeply missed.

Left to cherish Joanne’s memory are her husband, Dale McGeshick; mother, Alice Custer; brother, Dennis (Charlotte Thomas) Custer; six daughters, Angela (Dave) Wrona, Erinn (Stephen) Sheldon, Melissa (Robbin) Wrona, Nicole (Greg) Mattson, Kelly (James) Mattson, and Stephanie (Craig) Middleton; stepdaughters, Danae McGeshick and Dawsyn McGeshick.

She also leaves 15 grandchildren and many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Visitation was held today from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Lac Vieux Desert Spiritual Center in Watersmeet. The funeral service was held at noon today at the Spiritual Center.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Joanne, or leave a condolence for her family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls to honor Joanne’s legacy of life.