of Yuba City passed away October 19, 2012. She was born April 16, 1931 in Sutter County and has resided in the Yuba-Sutter area for her entire life of 81 years.
Joann is survived by her husband of 62 years, Larry Rider, Yuba City; children - Lauren (Jody), Folsom; Denise Murphy (Cliff), Yuba City; Charles (Terri), Yuba City; Francis (Vivian), South Lake Tahoe; sister, Myrna Summy (Errol), 15 grandchildren, 24 great- grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Joann was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Sarah Howard and her sister, Clarice Corell.
Joanne worked at Sears and Montgomery Wards as Sales and Catalog Manager, and was a Secretary of the Moose Lodge in Yuba City. She was a proud Life member of the Moose Lodge, Women of the Moose, Native Daughter's of Golden West, and Charter Member of DOLL's all in Yuba City.
Larry and the family would like to express thanks for the loving and thoughtful care given to Joann, provided by Sutter North Hospice. Thank you all.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012, at 10:30 am at the Moose Lodge, 205 S. Walton Ave., Yuba City.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sutter North Hospice, 969 Plumas Street, Suite 207, Yuba City, CA 95991.
Published in Appeal Democrat from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2012