Joanne Smith

September 24, 1942
April 13, 2023

Joanne C. Smith, 80, of Green Bay, formerly of Kenosha and Wrightstown, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2023.   She was born September 24, 1942, in Brookfield to Joseph and June (Zacker) Bobrowitz.  While in Green Bay, she was employed by the St. John’s Homeless Shelter and volunteered for various groups.  Her Catholic faith was important to her and she leaned on it during her one month battle with cancer of the brain.

She is survived her four children, Lynn, Michael, Robert and Jeff; and grandchildren including a granddaughter, Cassie who she was especially close to; her siblings, Joe Bobrowitz and a sister Mary Mille; a close family friend, Tom Wendricks; and many friends and neighbors who Joanne was grateful to for their support.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will held at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop from 9:30 to 10:50 a.m. Saturday, April 22nd.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Tom Reynebeau officiating.  The Mass will be livestreamed at  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. To send online condolences visit

Joanne’s family extends a special thank you to everyone at St. Vincent Hospital and the Jack and Engrid Meng Unity Residence for their compassionate care.  You were phenomenal.

April 22, 2023
9:30 to 10:50 a.m.
Resurrection Parish [map]
Mass of Christian Burial
April 22, 2023
11:00 a.m.
Resurrection Parish [map]

Jeane Smits is serving the family.