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Joan Lenore Shipman Graham

  • Birth 25 Sep 1946
  • Death 22 Jun 2004
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Memorial ID 47178336

Memorial services for Joan Lenore (Shipman) Graham, 57, were held on Saturday, June 26, 2004/ Joan passed away on June 22, 2004 at Wyoming Medical Center, following a seven-year battle with cancer.
Born Sept 25, 1946 in Eau Claire, Wisc., she was the daughter of Max and Ester (Gregorson) Shipman. The family moved to Casper in 1949.
Joan attended McKinley School, Dean Morgan Junior High and graduated from Natrona County High School in 1864.She married David A Larsen in Casper. They had one daughter. The family moved to Dalton Ga., in 1966. While her husband was involved in a family-owned sawmill, she worked as a secretary for Strain Poultry Farm for seven years.
They moved to Denver in 1975 where her husband was employed in the oil patch. That work took them to Gillette. In 1980, them moved to Star Valley Ranch.
In 1985, Joan and David were involved in a motorcycle accident and David was killed. Joan moved to Jackson and then to Casper in 1989.
On March 19, 1991 Joan married A. Thomas Graham in Bullhead City Ariz. With that marriage Joan acquired three daughters. The Grahams reside in Star Valley part-time.
A member of the College Heights Baptist Church, she was a person of strong Christian faith. She was active in the Stonecroft Ministries Prayer Connection and the Casper Christian Women's Club, as well as the Geo Wives Gourmet Dining Club and the Pathfinder Boat Club.
Survivors include her husband of 13 years, daughter Deborah Diane Larsen of Pearce, Colo.; brother, John Shipman and his wife of Jackson; step daughters, Sheilah Marie Graham of Denver, Shannon Lee Graham of Lander, and Gayle Lynn Graham of Colorado Springs; two grandsons, one step-grandson one step-great granddaughter; two nephews and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents and first husband.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bustard's Funeral Home.
Memorials in her name can be made to the Casper Humane Society, 849 East "E" St., Casper, 82601 or College Heights Baptist Church 600 W. 21st St., Casper 82601

Graham, Joan Lenore (Shipman) (1) (b 26 Jun 2004)


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  • Created by: Carol STEVENS
  • Added: 26 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47178336
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joan Lenore Shipman Graham (25 Sep 1946–22 Jun 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47178336, ; Maintained by Carol STEVENS (contributor 46861595) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.