Kendra Sue Johncock, Elkhorn, WI (1954 - 2013)

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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Kendra Sue Johncock, 59, of Market St., Elkhorn, died unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at her residence. She was born July 17, 1954, in Hastings, MI, the daughter of the late Kennith E. and Joyce (Winkleman) Johncock. Kendra is a graduate of Alma College in Michigan, with a BA in Elementary Education and of Lesley College in Cambridge, MA, in conjunction with the Audubon Expedition Institute where she obtained her Masters in Environmental Education. Kendra was the Program Specialist at George Williams College, Williams Bay, for 18 years. Her most recent position was the Education Director of the Seno Woodland Education Center in Burlington, WI. She trained teachers in curriculums of Project WILD (Wildlife in Learning Design), Project Learning Tree, Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), Leopold Education project and LEAF (Learning Experiences and Activities in Forestry). She traveled to various elementary schools with a Star Lab, giving classes on astronomy. She also worked as a tax preparer with H R Block. Kendra was a member of United Church of Christ-Congregational of Williams Bay, the American Association of University Women, West WI, Society of Science Teachers, International Planetarium Society, Great Lakes Planetarium Society, Wehr Astronomical Society and Wisconsin Association of Environmental Education.

Kendra is survived by her nephew, Ryan Elzroth; a great-niece, Ava Noteboom; special friends: Julie Swanson, Ginny and Greg Stiles. Kendra was preceded in death by her brother, Kevin Johncock; and a nephew, David Eltzroth.

Memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST-CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 46 Stam Street, Williams Bay, WI, with Rev. Jean Wallenfang officiating. Visitation will be at CHURCH from 12 p.m. until time of service. Burial will be Riverside Cemetery in Hastings, MI. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials to the family would be greatly appreciated. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. Arrangements completed by HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOMES Elkhorn, WI.

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