JoAnne Rockower passed away, with family at her side, on June 4, 2014 after a long battle
with cancer. She is survived by two sons, Peter and Oliver Kurlander and three grandchildren.
JoAnne was born in Patterson to Joseph and Wilma Mannetti. She had many friends and relatives still in Patterson. She attended Patterson High School and Golden Gate University in San Francisco. She spent most of her life living in Patterson, San Francisco and Monterey. She was a travel agent, an entrepreneur and an adventurer. She was a world traveler with a zest for life that will always serve as an example to her family and friends. She will be missed very much and loved always.
A memorial service was held at Patterson Covenant Church on June 21 at 11 a.m. with a reception following.