JoAnn Virginia Bonkoski. of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully at Anna and Donald Hospice Center at the age of 75 on Sunday, November 25, 2018. JoAnn was born in St. Louis, MO to Hugo and Virginia Kramme on May 20, 1943. JoAnn was raised in Maplewood, Mo where she attended schools in the Maplewood/Richmond Heights School District.
JoAnn loved music so it was no surprised that she wanted to take up an instrument and play in the school bands. She played the flute. So well in fact that she joined Maplewood High Schools Marching Band. Due to her passion for music and her years in Marching Band she received a scholarship to William Jewel College in Liberty, MO.
She has been a resident of the Ponte Vedra/Jacksonville area since 1988 where she was preceded in death by her husband Marvin Bonkoski. She is survived by her beloved three children: Jim Ried (wife Terry) of Hernando, MS, Jeanne Rinaberger of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and John Ried, Jr. (wife Melissa) of Winter Garden, FL; 7 grand-children and 1 great grand-daughter. Whom will always love her and miss her dearly.
The family will receive friends for visitation at Quinn Shalz-Family Funeral Home in Jacksonville Beach on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 6pm-8pm
The family will receive friends for visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel 10151 Gravois Road on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, December 8, 9:00 a.m. until funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Interment Crestview Memorial Park Cemetery. (St. Clair, MO).
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please make your donations to The American Cancer Society (cancer.org) or your local Community Hospice Centers in memory of JoAnn V Bonkoski.