|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1933|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 2002|
Joan Eva Adolphson, 69, of Aledo, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at her son's home in Bettendorf.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Aledo. Burial will be in Aledo Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church. Memorials may be made to the church, Vashti Village or Genesis Visiting Nurse Association. Trimble Funeral Home, Aledo, is in charge of arrangements.
Joan was born Jan. 6, 1933, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Omer and Olive Wernli Payne. She was previously married to Robert M. Adolphson.
Joan retired in 1994 from Apollo Elementary School, where she was a cook. She had previously worked at Wagner's Pharmacy and Martha Brown's in Aledo.
Joan was a member of the First Baptist Church, Aledo, and the women's circle of the church. She enjoyed bowling, ceramics, gardening and bird watching.
Joan is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Karen Adolphson, Aledo, Kerry and Heidi Adolphson, Bettendorf, and Steven and Nancy Adolphson, Aledo; daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Donald Ford, Rapids City, Cherie and Scott Mason, Orion, and Melinda ``Mindy'' and Dan Hunt, Jefferson City, Mo.; 16 grandchildren, Bryce, Lindsey and Brock Adolphson, Tanner Adolphson, Matthew Gerland, Laryn and Hadden Henderson, Jeremy Adolphson, Nicole Hall, Andrea Adolphson, Richard, Collin and Brianna Ford, Derek, Morgan and Alec Mason; father, Omer Payne, Earlham, Iowa; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Carroll Warren, Carlyle, Iowa, and Virginia and Delbert Grove, Adair, Iowa; and brother and sister-in-law, Truman and Sheri Payne, Earlham, Iowa.
Joan was preceded in death by her mother, Olive Payne; and brothers, Kenneth and Thomas Payne.
Open wide the gates of Heaven. Let the angels song be heard. The songbirds are singing their sweetest. The gardens bloom and bough to welcome her home.
(Rock Island Argus, Sep. 7, 2002)
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Jul 06, 2010
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