Memorial services for Joann Carpenter, 89, of Story City will be Thursday, Nov. 30, at 1:30 p.m. at Timberland Village in Story City. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at the Story City Cemetery.
Joann Carpenter was born on Aug. 7, 1928, to Gaylord and Millie (Sydnes) Carpenter in Story City, Iowa, and passed away peacefully at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames on Nov. 25, 2017, at 89 years of age.
Joann was baptized, confirmed and grew up in the Elim Lutheran Church in Randall. In 1946, she graduated from Roland High School.
Joann was preceded in death by her parents, Gaylord and Millie Carpenter; sister, Delores Pittman; brother-in-law, Jerry Pittman; and sister-in-law, Jean Carpenter. She is survived by her brother, Gary Carpenter, Roland; nieces, Pam (Randy) Miller, Truman, Minn., Debbie (Harry) Hale, Fairmont, Minn., Sheila (Craig) Breitbarth, Truman, Minn., Kim (Jamie) Peterson, Ankeny; nephew, Kevin (Michelle) Carpenter, Story City, and many more great nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Bethany Life in Story City, or St. Petri Lutheran Church in Story City. Soderstrum Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.