Joan Egge


Joan H. Egge, 82, of Prairie du Chien passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Prairie Maison Care Center in Prairie du Chien. 

She was born Jan. 3, 1931 in Perth Ontario Canada, the daughter of Gerald and Harriett (Boles) Pettigrew. She married A. Douglas Egge on June 25, 1949 in Perth, Canada. He preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 2007. Joan was an active member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Prairie du Chien. She worked at the Ferryville Cheese Factory and later for Betty’s Hallmark in Prairie du Chien. 

She is survived by her children, Diane (David) Brudos of Waukesha, Donald (Paula) Egge of Ferryville, and David (Tina) Egge of Corinth, Texas; a sister Patricia Bowes of Perth, Canada; grandchildren, Michael Brudos, Ryan Brudos and his son Haydn, Tana (Randy) Thiemer and their children Dylan and Bentley, Matthew (Nikki) Egge and their children Carter and Paisley, Alison (Clark Olsen) Egge and her child Cale, Kylie, Alexandra and Regan Egge. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother Kenneth Pettigrew and a sister Ruth Malloy.

Funeral services will be Monday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Prairie du Chien with Rev. Nick Barootian officiating. Interment will be in the Utica Lutheran Church Cemetery in Mt. Sterling. Friends may call on Sunday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien and at the church on Monday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the St. Peter’s Come for Supper Fund or the donor’s choice. 

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