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 Joyce Ann <I>Goranson</I> Panushka

Joyce Ann Goranson Panushka

Birth
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Death 7 Mar 1998 (aged 68)
Cancun, Benito Juárez Municipality, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot West Masonic_49_3
Memorial ID 155671 · View Source
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Joyce Ann Goranson Panushka

Our beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, mother-in-law, and friend passed away in Cancun, Mexico while on vacation with her husband and family on March 7, 1998.

She was born November 17, 1929 in St. Paul Minnesota, to Arthur and Myrtle Goranson. Joyce attended public schools in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was employed by the St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company. She met and married Donald H. Panushka on January 14, 1950. After living in Boston, MA, Lawrence, KA, and Birmingham, MI, they settled in Salt Lake City, Utah August 15, 1953.

Joyce was an early member of the League of Women Voters and long time board member of the Friends of the Salt Lake City Library, and taught children with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF).

Joyce actively participated for 32 years in the Tuesday literary study group, and a study group sponsored by the University of Utah and the Ford Foundation. She took a great interest in the world around her. She traveled extensively with Don throughout their marriage.

She was a loving and supportive wife, mother, and grandmother. Her two
children were her greatest joy.

Joyce in preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Donald H. Panushka, Salt Lake City; her children, Professor Christine Panushka, Sierra Madre, CA; Dr. Cole (Teresa) Panushka, Ogden; Julie A. Panushka, San Jose, CA; grandchildren, Joseph Panushka, age 5; Katherine Panushka, age 3; her brother, Dean Goranson, Cinncinati, OH; other close relatives of St. Paul and Los Angeles.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 13, 1998 at Evans and Early Mortuary, 574 E. 100 So., where friends may call Thursday, 6-7 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Friday. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Funeral Directors Evans and Early Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers family requests donations to the Friends of the Salt Lake City Library, 209 E. 500 So., SLC, UT 84111.

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: March 11, 1998
Edition: Final
Page: D8


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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 155671
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joyce Ann Goranson Panushka (17 Nov 1929–7 Mar 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155671, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .