A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr. Raymore, Missouri 64083. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Joan was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 20, 1936 to Lawrence L. Manetzke and Mildred Ann (Hutsell) Manetzke. She was baptized in the Roman Catholic Church on April 26, 1936 at the St. Joseph Chapel in Glencoe, Missouri. Joan married Boyd Edward Forrester on December 4, 1955 in Aurora, Missouri and they had three children, Lawrence, Linda, and Christopher.
Joan was preceded in death by her loving husband Boyd Forrester; parents, Lawrence and Mildred Manetzke, son Christopher Forrester, sister in law, Mary Ann Manetzke, daughter in law, Mary Forrester, nephew David Manetzke, niece in law Mary Connelly, and great grandchild Jakob Simpson.
She is survived by children, Lawrence Forrester of Raymore, Missouri and Linda Nosbisch (Kenneth) of Republic, Missouri; brother Gerald Manetzke of Aurora, Missouri; nieces, Rebecca and Theresa Manetzke; nephew Daniel Manetzke (Terry); grandchildren, Denise Simpson (Scott) of Belton, Missouri, Shane Coley of Belton, Missouri, Lori Lueders (Jared) of Aurora, Missouri, Kevin Nosbisch of Republic, Missouri; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, and many loving friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Liver Foundation, 16 Hampton Village Plaza #215, St. Louis, Missouri 63109.