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Kendra Sue Johncock

Died: Monday, August 12, 2013
Age: 59
Kendra Sue Johncock, 59, Elkhorn, died unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at her residence.

She was born July 17, 1954, in Hastings, Mich., the daughter of the late Kennith E. and Joyce Winkleman Johncock. She was a graduate of Alma College in Michigan, with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education and of Lesley College, Cambridge, Mass., in conjunction with the Audubon Expedition Institute where she obtained her masterís in environmental education. Kendra was the program specialist at George Williams College, Williams Bay, for 18 years. Her current position was education director of the Seno Woodland Education Center, Burlington. 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, Williams Bay, American Association of University Women, West Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers, International Planetarium Society, Great Lakes Planetarium Society, Wehr Astronomical Society and Wisconsin Association of Environmental Education.

She is survived by a nephew, Ryan Elzroth; a greatniece, Ava Noteboom; and special friends, Julie Swanson, Ginny and Greg Stiles.

Kendra was preceded in death by her brother, Kevin Johncock; and nephew, David Elzroth.

Memorial service at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, at United Church of Christ, Congregational, Williams Bay, with the Rev. Jean Wallenfang officiating. Visitation noon until time of service. Burial in Riverside Cemetery in Hastings, Mich. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials to the family would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements completed by Haase-Lockwood and Associates Funeral Homes, Elkhorn. For online guestbook, visit www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.

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