Juanita Lee Garbelman

Juanita Lee Garbelman, 97, of Shawano, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Juanita was born in Aurora, Illinois, on Oct. 16, 1921, a daughter of the late Harvey John and Mazie (Stauffer) Beane. On Nov. 22, 1940, Juanita was united in marriage to Myron “Mike” Garbelman in Aurora, Illinois. He preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 2008. Juanita loved doing many crafts including making rag rugs and painting. She and Mike were known as “rock hounds” and could be found collecting rocks for their various jewelry projects. Juanita definitely had a green thumb and had beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. More than anything, Juanita loved her family.

Juanita is survived by her children, Bobbette Hull and Richard (Pat) Garbelman, both of Shawano; five grandchildren, Kris Olson, Mike (Amy) Garbelman, Wendy (Jay Jensen) Olson, Kelly (Steve) Garbelman and Robin (John) Wisneski; seven great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Richard Beane of Hinkley. She is further survived by nieces, nephews and other extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike; great-granddaughter, Kayla; parents; and siblings, Ora Louise Miller and Virginia May Cobb.

Private family services were held.

Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.