JoAnne Adkins, loving and generous mother, grandmother, friend to many, and devoted Husker fan, passed away at age 86 on May 17, 2019. JoAnne was born on April 24, 1933 in Madison, Nebraska, and was preceded in death by her parents, Waldemar Julius Alexander and Lydia (Daberkow) Oetting.
JoAnne is survived by her children, Julie Shields (Michael), Scott Adkins (Kathy), and Suzanne Wingert; grandchildren, Leah Shields, Samuel Wingert, Natalie Adkins, and a host of other family and friends.
A celebration of her life will be planned for the not too distant future. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in memoriam to the Nebraska Humane Society or the University of Nebraska Huskers Athletic Fund.
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