February 16, 1928 – December 27, 2018
Born in Goshen, IN
Resided in Lincoln, NE

Joan R. Wolford

Joan R. Wolford, 90, Lincoln, passed away December 27, 2018. Born February 16, 1928 in Goshen, Indiana to Frank Thomas and Edith (Raabe) Florstedt. Homemaker.

Joan was a member of Sheridan Lutheran Church, Hope Circle of the church, Stretch-Your-Life at BryanLGH East, and Beta Sigma Phi sorority. For over 20 years, Joan was a hostess at the The Pantry Restaurant, volunteered for Meals-On-Wheels and Lutheran Food Pantry.

She was a loving wife to Jim and a caring mother to her boys and grandchildren. She loved to spend time with friends and family going out to dinner, dancing, playing cards and all things Husker. She cooked the best Sunday dinners, alternating between fried chicken and roast beef each week and always with dessert. She was a blessing to us and we will forever carry her in our hearts.

Family members include her husband James; sons John B. (Suzanne) Wolford, Lincoln, Dr. Jerald F. (Dr. Margit Royal) Wolford, Paris, VA; daughter-in-law Kathie Wolford, Overland Park, KS; grandchildren Eric, Amie and Jennifer; great-granddaughters Quinn and Clara. Preceded in death by her parents, son Paul W. Wolford, brothers Robert and Luther, sister Edith.

Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road.
Memorials to Sheridan Lutheran Church or donor’s choice.

Visitation with family present from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Roper and Sons, 4300 ‘O’ Street.

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