Joan Jensen

Joan Jensen, age 77, of Warsaw, Missouri, passed away at her home on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. She was born in New Port, Rhode Island, on March 22, 1943, the daughter of Peter C. and Laurane Austin Jensen.
Her dad was in the U.S. Navy so the family moved around, they lived in Minnesota for a while and then Lawson, Missouri, where Joan graduated from high school, the valedictorian of the class of 1961. She earned her bachelor’s degree and became a school teacher, teaching in Overland Park, Kansas, and Excelsior Springs, Missouri. She was married to Richard Schuetz. She then moved to Maryville, Missouri and worked for the Eveready Battery Company until her retirement in 2000. After retirement she moved to Warsaw, Missouri.
She loved all outdoor activities, boating, fishing, and served as a counselor for Girl Scout Camps.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Peter Michael Jensen.
She is survived a brother, Richard Jensen, and his wife Nie, and a sister, Sandra Swope, and her husband, Carl, several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Reser Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Warsaw.