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Joan "Jody" Meinz Jaschke

September 30, 1927 ~ December 1, 2021 (age 94)

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Joan (Jody) Meinz Jaschke, age 94, of Gulf Breeze, passed away in her sleep on December 1, 2021. She was born on September 30, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to Frederick and Clara (Beaudean) Meinz. She was the youngest of 9 children and was very close with her siblings and her many nieces and nephews. She graduated from Central High School in Cape Girardeau in 1945.

In 1952, Jody married her husband, Henry (Hank) Jaschke. She became a homemaker and mother to two daughters. They lived in both Memphis, Tennessee and Atlanta, Georgia, until finally moving to Gulf Breeze, Florida in 1971. She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze. Jody was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will always be remembered for her kindness, generosity, and love of family.

Jody was preceded in death by her parents and 8 siblings, as well as her husband of 62 years, Henry Jaschke.

Survivors include her two daughters, Janis Jaschke Denney (Greg) and Maria Jaschke Harvey (Jim); 3 grandchildren, Curtis Denney, Rachel Church (Seth), and Brandon Harvey; and great-granddaughter, Sylvia Church.

A visitation will be held at Rose Lawn Funeral Home, Gulf Breeze on Saturday, December 11th from 10-11:00am with the service following at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in her memory. You may express condolences to the family and sign the guestbook at www.roselawn-fh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 11, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Rose Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery
2942 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Rose Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery
2942 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

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