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Joanne Preul

Joanne E. Preul, 88, of Moville, Iowa passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her family.

A Celebration of Life Service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, January 14, 2023 at the Goslar Funeral Home Chapel, Onawa, Iowa with Pastor Catie Newman, officiating. A live stream of the service will be posted on the Goslar Funeral Home website with Joanne’s obituary. Private family burial will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Goslar Funeral Home and Monuments, Onawa, Iowa. Condolences may be left online for the family at

Joanne Evelyn was born September 3, 1934, in Salix, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Daisy (Cain) Lussier. She worked for IPS for many years.

Joanne and Wayne F. Preul were united in marriage November 19, 1953 in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa. To this union two children were born, Janine and Wade. The couple farmed in Monona, Plymouth and Woodbury counties. They farmed near Moville since 1970.

In 1975 Joanne became a Head Start teacher and worked at Woodbury County Community Action Agency until 2010. In her later years, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Joanne also enjoyed the outdoors and light gardening.

Survivors include her son, Wade (Jennifer) Preul of Moville, Iowa; five grandchildren, Megan (Josh) Ebert, Kiara (Dakota) Oerman, Heaven (significant other, Adam Voss) Preul, Shannen Platzeck, and Trevor Platzeck; six great-grandchildren, McKenzie Dekok, Jera, Easton, Braelie and Stetson Ebert, and Evelynn Oerman; sister, Dorothy (Edward) Lamoureaux; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2009, Wayne Preul; parents, Joseph and Daisy (Cain) Lussier; daughter, Janine (Preul) Platzeck in 2015; and nephew, Dennis Lamoureaux.

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