Joan Bugarin

Joan Bugarin

Joan Helen Jacobson Bugarin, age 84, of Tomahawk, passed away on November 19, 2019 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston. Joan was born in Appleton, WI on September 5, 1935 to Marie Balck and John Jacobson. She grew up in Rothschild, WI and attended the old Wausau East High School. She graduated from Evangelical Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing with a Registered Nursing Degree. Joan married Dr. N.L. Bugarin on January 19, 1956 in Wausau, WI. Joan and Nony moved to Tomahawk, WI in 1961. She worked at Golden Age Nursing Home, Sacred Heart Hospital, and Family Clinic. Through the years, she enjoyed playing bridge and having great friends. Joan was a Past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star and Past Guardian of Job’s Daughters Bethel. She belonged to Grace Lutheran Church. Joan is survived by her son – John & two grandchildren – John, Jr. and Kathleen. She is further survived by many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband - Nony and two sons – Robert and James. The Memorial Service for Joan Bugarin will take place at 11:00AM on November 25, 2019 at Krueger Family Funeral Home. Visitation will take place from 9:00AM until the time of service at 11:00AM. Joan will be buried next to Nony in Greenwood Cemetery. Krueger Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. You may view the full obituary and leave online condolences at
September 5, 1935 - November 19, 201909/05/193511/19/2019
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