Joanne Mehalic, 76, of Port Clinton, passed away, Tuesday, November 27, 2012. She was born on December 18, 1935, in Port Clinton, the daughter of George Earl and Susan (Christiansen) Walls. She married Charles (Chuck) W. Mehalic on May 6, 1980, in Euclid, OH, and he preceded her in death on February 10, 1995.
Survivors include: Daughter: Denise (Michael) Linnen; Sons: Randall (Sharon) Brokate and Bryan (Sandra) Brokate; Daughter: Andrea (Bud) Wright; Son: Scott Brokate; Daughter: Melissa (Ashraf) El-Meanawy; Brother: Robert Walls; Sister: Linda Makuhan; 14 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren. Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers: Roy Walls, George “Junior” Walls, Gene “Duke” Walls, Donald Walls; sisters: Susan Clark, Mavis “Pudge” Combs and Beverly Walls.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 12, at St. John Lutheran Church, Port Clinton. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton. Memorial contributions in memory of Joanne may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory has assisted the family with arrangements.