November 5, 1930 - January 3, 2022
Joanne Weber Burg passed away January 3, 2022. She was born on November 5, 1930, to Rev. William and Elsa Schultz Weber in Sioux City, Iowa, the second oldest of a family of four children. She grew up in Ponca, Neb., graduating from Ponca High School in 1948. The family then moved to Yankton, S.D. as her father took a new position to work in a youth home for disadvantaged youth.
While attending Yankton College, she met George Burg Jr. They were married August 20, 1950. George and Joanne raised six children; Teresa (Rob) Grass; Cheryl (Jerry/Sandy) Huddleston; Kevin (Connie) Burg; Major General Roger (Sharon) Burg; Greg (Marianne) Burg and C. Alan Burg on the family farm near Hot Springs, SD.
She was blessed with nine grandchildren: Michelle, Phillip, Rachel, Chris, Garrett, Adrienne, Henry, Elizabeth, and Eleanor; five great grandchildren: Michael, Jensyn, Holden, Audrey, and Leona. Joanne was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George; son, Alan and grandson, Paul.
Services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs, S.D.