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Joanne Verwoerd

Verwoerd, Joanne

JOANNE IRENE VERWOERD (née Henry) passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at these of 68 years. 

JOANNE IRENE VERWOERD (née Henry) passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at these of 68 years.  

Joanne is survived by her husband Tom Verwoerd of 44 years of marriage; her daughter BJ (James) Foran and their children, Emmett and Ben; daughter Krista (Steven) Standing and their children, Keatyn and Greycen; and her youngest daughter Katlynn Verwoerd; her brother Ward (Donna) Henry and their children, Ali (Brady) Baldwin and Kaydunn Henry (Chelsey).  

She was predeceased by her parents Lena (Berezay) and George Henry; brother Wade Henry- who is survived by Tanya (Jake) Driedger and kids, Jory (Celeste), Henry and kids, and Tasha (Dan) Kallio and kids; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  

Joanne was born and raised in Del Bonita. She attended high school in Magrath and later, graduated from Lethbridge College. She loved playing baseball, basketball, many sports throughout her years and inherited the love of the game from her mother, golf. She spent the last 30 years feeling fulfilled as a secretary and bus driver in the Palliser Regional School District.  

She had a passion for life and her family. Her pride and joy were her three daughters and later, her four grandsons. She was everyone's #1 fan, attending any and all family sports games and events. Family was always Joanne's priority.  

In honouring Joanne's memory, relatives and friends are invited to meet the family at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 - 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at 2:00 P.M.