On May 23, 2019, at the age of 89, with family by her side, Joan passed away after a brief illness.
Joan is survived by her son Keith, daughters Ann (Ken) and June (Jim), two grandchildren, Nic (Lindsay) and Jaime (Brian) and four great-grandchildren, Ben, Will and twins Ozzy and Pearl. Joan is also survived by one sister-in-law Ellen as well as numerous nephews and nieces in Denmark.
Joan was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Paul, and her parents, Else and Einar Pedersen of Skive, Denmark, as well as her brothers Clarence (Grethe), Raymond (Esther) and Louie (Asta) and her sister Marion in Denmark.
A Celebration of Joan’s Life for family and friends will be held on Saturday June 22, 2019 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Dutch Canadian Cultural Centre (Nordic Room), 13312-142 Street Edmonton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ansgar Danish Lutheran Church in Edmonton
or a charity of your choice.