Obituary: Joanne Nancy Delaney

Nov. 27, 1933 – Aug. 18, 2021

Joanne Nancy Delaney, 87, of Baileys Harbor, died at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.

She was born in Chicago as the daughter and only child born to Paul and Caroline (Eggers) Miller. After graduating from high school, she continued her education and obtained her teaching degree. Joanne taught kindergarten at Chase Elementary for many years, until her retirement in 1994.

In August of 1965, she and Thomas Michael Delaney were united in marriage. Upon their retirement, they moved to Las Vegas. After Tom’s passing in 2002, Joanne moved to Door County to enjoy a good, retired life. She loved living in Door County, playing bridge and watching birds.

Joanne will be missed by her son, Paul Delaney of Baileys Harbor; brother-in-law, Bob (Delores) Delaney of Ely, Minnesota; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Caroline Eggers; loving husband of 36 years, Tom Delaney; two brothers-in-law; and two sisters-in-law.

In honor of Joanne’s wishes, no formal services will be held.

Casperson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Sister Bay is assisting the family. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos of Joanne can be shared through her tribute page at


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