K. Joan  Dwenger
K. Joan Dwenger, 82, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born, September 9. 1937 in Greensburg, she was the daughter of Harry "Bud" and Ethel (Keihn) Lawrence.
Joan was a homemaker and very involved with her family. She also worked an Avon Rep. for several years. Joan was active in numerous organizations in Greensburg. She held office in the Decatur County Community Service Council, was Chairman of Mothers March of Dimes, worked at Decatur County Red Cross, was a staff member of Hands Across America, she was a member of Tree County Players, a lifetime member of UMRA (United Midget Racing Association), member of the Adult Center, member of Spirit of Women, and formerly on the Fall Festival Committee. Joan was a member of the St. Lawrence Auxiliary for over 25 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and served on several committees along with being a Eucharistic Minister.
Joan married Richard F. "Dick" Dwenger on June 8, 1955 and he preceded her in death on February 11, 1994.
Joan is survived by her son; Charlie Dwenger, Greensburg, daughter; Diane (Dominick) Roncone, New York, 4 grandchildren; Brent Thackery, Colorado, Kathryn Stripe, Germany, Stephanie Roncone, New York, Brittany Roncone, New York, 3 great grandchildren; Elijah Thackery, Colorado, Zak Thackery, Florida, Dominick Young, New York, and her best friend; Kenny Parker, Greensburg.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents, husband; Dick Dwenger, 2 sons; Lawrence J. "Larry" Dwenger and James Richard Dwenger, 3 brothers; Charles, Harry "Buddy", and Ronnie Lawrence, and sister; Mary Hobbs.
Visitation will be held from 4-7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg with a rosary service starting at 3:30 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 25, 2019 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greensburg with Rev. John Meyer officiating.
Burial will follow at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Greensburg, Indiana.
Memorials can be made in Joan's honor to St. Mary's Building Fund.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.com
Published on October 22, 2019


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Jennifer Frechette
Oct 24, 2019
Lovely One Spathiphyllum Plant was purchased for the family of K. Joan Dwenger by Jennifer Frechette.  Send flowers
Jane Knecht Storie
Oct 23, 2019
Diane and family,
I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Just know that I am thinking of you during this time of sorrow. Joan was always so kind and will be sadly missed by all.
Thoughts and prayers,
Oct 23, 2019
We had some good times at Skybird Manor! She will be missed!