Joanne D. Moritz

Joanne D. Moritz, age 75, of Valley City, ND, died Tuesday, January 21st at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 27th at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Valley City. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and one hour before the service on Monday morning. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM Sunday evening at the Church. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery in the spring.
Joanne D. Radtke, the daughter of Ray and Burnice (Harshman) Radtke, was born November 30, 1938 in Valley City, ND. Joanne grew up and completed her education in Eckelson, ND. On March 1, 1957 she married Richard B. Moritz of Sanborn, ND. The couple then lived and worked in Valley City where Joanne worked for the Sheyenne Care Center until her retirement. Joanne loved to do crafts and putting puzzles together.
Joanne is survived by her husband Richard, Valley City, ND; her sons, Ben (Joni) Moritz, Beaufort, SC, Dennis (Leora) Moritz and Paul Moritz, all Valley City, ND; daughters, Roxanne Trzpuc, Valley City, ND and Tammy (Chris) Miller, Mandan, ND; one step-son, Kevin (Jeryl) Vannurden, New Brighton, MN, one brother, Dennis (Becky) Radtke, Lake Havasu, AZ; grandchildren, Rocky Trzpuc, Fargo, ND, Rusty Trzpuc, Livingston, MT, Ryan Trzpuc, Valley City, ND, Rachal Trzpuc, Fargo, ND, Rick Moritz, Beaufort, SC, Tyler, Michael and Nicholas Miller, all Mandan, ND, Aaron Moritz, Fargo, ND and Noah Moritz, Valley City, ND; Amy and Holly Vannurden, New Brighton, MN; step grandchildren, Justin (Jessica) Cripelli, Bluffton, SC and Ashley Cripelli, Beaufort, SC; great-grandchildren, Jayden, Emma, Lyla, Parker and Madison, Trzpuc, Brooklyn Jacobson and Luke Moritz; step great-grandson, Jaiden Cripelli, Blufton, SC.
Joanne was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Burnice Radtke and one brother Dean Radtke.
Funeral arrangements by the Lerud Schuldt Funeral Home of Valley City, ND. Online guestbook available at