She graduated from Black River High School in 1967 and married Allan Packard on June 29, 1968. Juanita was a former employee for Society for Handicapped Citizens. She was a member of the Spencer United Methodist Church, Spencer Police Citizens Academy and was also involved with Club Connection after school program.
She is survived by her husband, Allan; children, Carolyn Simpson of Spencer, Scott (Helen) Packard of Homerville, Tammy (Gene) Baker of Spencer; eight grandchildren, Roger (Amelia) Simpson, Justin, Sarah, Jonathan and Suzanne Packard, Cory, Kyle and Cameron Baker; mother, Ruth Krueck of Burbank; sisters, Connie Kress of Sullivan, Chris (Ed) Cironi of North Canton; brothers, Doug (Ingrid) Krueck of Colorao, David (Cheryl) Krueck of Colorado; sister in law, Elaine (Rick) McQuate of Wellington; brother in law, James Sooy of Colorado; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; sisters, Lynn Sooy and Linda Brandel; and brother in law, Bill Kress.
Memorial service will be Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 3:30 P.M. at the Spencer United Methodist Church, 201 East Main St., Spencer. Rev. Lenore Robinson will officiate. Inurnment will be in Spencer Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the service (1:30 to 3:30 P.M. Sunday) at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation or to the family, to help with medical and final expenses.