On the morning of Saturday, January 14, 2017, Joan Durant passed away peacefully at Breton Long Term Care at the age of 83 years. Joan was born on January 24, 1933 to parents, Rose and Edward Kidd and had two siblings; her brother, Bernard and sister, Francis. Joan is lovingly remembered by her husband of nearly 65 years, Calvin Durant; three daughters, Darlene (Val) Carnahan, Cecile (Alain) Caron and Sandra (Darren) Urkevich; six grandchildren, Jaime, Kyle, Kelly, Keri, Kristina and Chad and several great-grandchildren. Joan’s loss is also felt by many extended family and friends. Joan is predeceased by her grandson, Rodney Urkevich, her parents and her brother. A Service of Remembrance in honour of Joan will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Life Church, Drayton Valley at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Siegel Hill Cemetery at a later date. Joan’s family is extremely grateful to Dr. Botes and all of the staff at Breton Long Term Care and are very thankful for their exceptional care of their mother during her stay. For those who wish to do so, memorial contributions in Joan’s name may be made directly to the Drayton Valley Warming Hearts Society, 5008 45 Street, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1C1.