Joanne “Jo” Peters passed away at her home in Knox Monday, Nov. 11, at the age of 59.

Joanne is survived by her loving husband John Kaler. They were married at their home on Aug. 25, 2013. Joanne is lovingly remembered by her son, Dan Wellman, of Lincolnville, and her daughter, Debbie Ripley, of Monroe. Joanne had 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Joanne was born in Camden on July 12, 1954. She attended Camden High School. She worked various jobs throughout her life. She worked for Moss Inc. for more than 21 years.

Joanne enjoyed gardening, camping, spending time with her grandchildren, and enjoying life with family and friends. Joanne was known for her ability to laugh and enjoy life as it came to her. She was a mother and a good friend to all who crossed paths with her.

The funeral service will be held at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave Belfast on Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Steve Nute officiating. A reception will follow at her daughter’s home.

The family would like to personally thank the Waldo County Oncology Department for all their support and kindness throughout Joanne’s battle with cancer.