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Joan Stine Risden

Ulysses, Butler County, Nebraska, USA
Death 12 Apr 2016 (aged 85)
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 161006272 · View Source
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Joan Risden, 85 of Grand Island died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at CHI Health-St. Francis.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church. Reverend Bob Gannon will officiate. Entombment of ashes will be in the church’s columbarium.
All Faiths Funeral Home is serving the family.

Joan was born July 9, 1930 at Ulysses, NE the daughter of Leslie and Dorsey (Blacketer) Stine.

Survivors include her husband, Darwin; her children, Suzanne (Rodney) Obermeier of Topeka, KS, Gail (Tom Clark) Krueger of Elizabeth, CO and Alan (Sheri) Goodrich of North Loup, NE; step children, Ronda (Bob) Sealock of Hastings, David (Kristine) Risden of Menifee, CA, Diane (Albert) DeLeon of Grand Island, Linda (Don) Moffatt of York and Donna (Aaron) Jones of Alliance; her sister, Donna Manchester of Apple Valley, CA; 5 grandchildren, 14 step grandchildren and three great grandchildren and 12 step great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Merriem Grensing; brother, Dale Stine; step grandsons, Emilio and Logan and step great granddaughters, Raine and Shelby.

Joan was raised at Ulysses through the 2nd grade moving to North Loup, Costa Mesa, CA and then graduating from North Loup High School in 1948. She married Charles Goodrich in 1949. To this union they had three children, Suzanne, Gail and Alan. Later she was united in marriage to Darwin Risden on February 19, 1983. They lived in Lincoln and North Platte before moving to Grand Island in 2003. Joan worked for the U.S. Postal Service for many years retiring in 1990.

Joan enjoyed gardening but most of all loved time spent with her grandchildren.

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  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161006272
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joan Stine Risden (9 Jul 1930–12 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161006272, citing First Presbyterian Columbarium, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by GLG (contributor 46814593) .