Jo Ann Richert

July 29, 1963January 5, 2014
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Jo Ann Richert, 50, died January 5, 2014 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville. She was born July 29, 1963 in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a graduate of Henryville Highs School where she was a cheerleader and she walked for many charities whenever she could. She was a loving wife, daughter, sister and aunt.

Survivors include: Husband: Timothy Richert Parents: Joseph and Janet Gilezan Sisters: June Virgilio (Mike) Joan Prather And a niece and a nephew

Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday and after 9:00 am Thursday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana. Her Funeral Service will be 12:00 pm Thursday at the Kraft Funeral Chapel with private entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany, Indiana.

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  • Visitation Wednesday, January 8, 2014
  • Visitation Thursday, January 9, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Dawn McKean (Isaac)

April 2, 2014

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Jo Ann and I were good friends in middle and high school in Henryville. She was such a good friend and we had so much fun hanging out together. May God bring your family peace in knowing that she is in heaven with our Father.

Matt Bowling

January 12, 2014

A new angel in Heaven. Joe, Janet, June, Joan and Tim, my thoughts and condolences are with you. Jo Ann will forever remain in our fond memories.

Rebecca Newberry

January 9, 2014

I will always remember Jo Ann coming to florida to visit when I was a kid, painting my nails while June did our hair and then going to the beach. All my love is with you all in your time of loss. Jo Ann is in a place away from all her suffering watching everyone celebrate her life and waiting for the day you can all be reunited. I love you all so much, you will be in our prayers.

Brian Bowling

January 9, 2014

I want you to know that your family who loves you surrounds you now in your time of grief. You are in our hearts and prayers.

Lisa Yarling

January 9, 2014

So sorry Aunt Janet and Uncle Joe. I know that JoAnn is in a better place now where there is no illness or suffering.

Mary Heicken

January 8, 2014

Dear friend, I am very sorry to hear of your daughter's death. She is in a better place now smiling down on you and Joe. God bless and keep you and your wonderful loving family.
With sincere sympathy.
Mary heicken

January 7, 2014

Janet, so sorry for your loss. In these tough times, know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Pat Jenne

Cindy Jackson

January 7, 2014

Jo Ann I light this candle so you can find your way to our father in heaven. I will remember you always.

January 7, 2014

I am so sorry to hear of your daughter's death. May the memories of the good times you shared help you through this difficult time. You have my sympathy.
Pat Clark

Sue (Pyle) Warren

January 7, 2014

My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family June ... May God hug you all with his loving arms and give you comfort and let all the happy memories come through and make you all smile through the tears