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JoAnn Strunc

JoAnn Mikel Strunc, 80, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Thursday, September 21, 2017. JoAnn was born in Bardwell, Texas on July 11, 1937 to Louis and Mary (Spaniel) Marusak. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from St. John High School in 1955 she went on to attend Navarro College. On June 11, 1955 she married Stanley Wesley Mikel and they made their home in Houston before returning to Ennis in 1959. After the death of Stanley in 1982 she married Frank Joe Strunc on August 23, 1985. She worked for Baylor Hospital (originally Ennis Municipal Hospital) for thirty-nine years as a clerk. She was a member of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters, Golden Crusaders, JKZT #25, SPJST and the Pink Ladies. She enjoyed spending time outside with nature and gardening. Her family was the light of her life and she cherished each one. She will be missed greatly by all who knew her and her family will carry her memories with them always. She is survived by her loving family including her sons: Stan Mikel, Robert Mikel and wife, Judy, and Chris Mikel and wife, Melanie; daughters: Terri Andrews and husband, Randall and Joni Andrews and husband, Toby; step-children: Jim and Mary Anne Strunc, Mark Strunc and Gary Strunc and wife Patti; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry Marusak; sisters: Dorothy Matous and Adell Pouzar and a host of extended family and friends.She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Stanley Mikel in 1982 and husband, Frank Strunc in 2002.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. with Rosary at 5 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. in St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church with Father John Dick as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc.

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