Joan M (Koch) Gamsky, age 91 of Walnut Creek, CA passed away peacefully December 25, 2022. Joan was born on November 16, 1931 in Oshkosh WI. She was united in marriage to Edward T. (Ned) Gamsky on December 26, 1953. Together they lived for many years in both Wauwatosa, WI and Fort Myers, FL. Joan was a long time registered nurse who was honored to help care for others. She enjoyed traveling, tennis, golf, serving her community and being with her family. Survivors include her husband, Edward Gamsky of Lafayette, CA; children, Thomas Gamsky (Berit Fulsang), Teresa (Mike) Schlichting; brother Rev. John Koch; grandchildren Nathaniel (Katherine) Gamsky, Samuel (Ayoda) Gamsky, Sven (Ami) Gamsky, Regina Schlichting, Clai Schlichting, Annie Schlichting, Alexa Adams and Colton Adams. Joan was preceded in death by her parents, Linda (Bloedow) and John Koch and daughter, Amelia (Gamsky) Adams. In lieu of memorials, please cherish the ones you love, hug and be with each other as much as possible.