Joanette Starr Takehara

July 25, 1939 - July 5, 2020
HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory
8057 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.6111 | Map
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Joanette Starr Takehara, age 80, died of complications after a long battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP).  Joanette was born in Veblen, South Dakota.  She was married to Kiyoshi Takehara until his death in 2008.  Joanette passed away at home and leaves two sons, David (Debra) and Kent (Jody LaFontaine); a daughter, Karian (Karl) Schnite;Continue Reading

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Donnie Elliott left a message on November 15, 2021:
My condolences to the Takehara Family. I knew Joanette for a short period of time, but food she was a proud and strong lady. She gave me my first dog, (Jessi). Thank you Joan. Rest In Peace.
Susan Lopez left a message on December 14, 2020:
I am sorry for the lost of your sister in law, mother, and grandmother. I always think of Joanette when I think of movies or playing bingo. I'll never forget at Abington how she would help other people play bingo. Edna and I miss her dearly. We also miss her family and their kindness. I wanted to let you know she is not forgotten. Love Susan Horita Lopez
Carl Evans left a message on July 12, 2020:
Dave , With Heartfelt Sympathy in the loss of your Mother.May the healing gift of time and the timeless love of God carry you gently through the loss you're feeling now.miss golfing with you. Carl
Julie Kawahara left a message on July 7, 2020:
Our condolences to the family. Auntie Joan was a strong and loving woman who gave so much to her community and family. She managed her condition with PSP with such grace and continued to come to family events, enjoyed going to movies and dinner with her family. We will miss Auntie Joan on this earth, but feel her spirit in all that we do and continue her legacy to improve the socio-economic and health status of those who face disparities.
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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