Dolores "Joanne" Congleton(1922 - 2012)

Dolores "Joanne"
Evansville, IN
Dolores "Joanne" Congleton, age 90, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, December 02, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Home.
Joanne was a 1943 graduate of the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing in Danville, IL and began working at Deaconess Hospital in 1952 in the Emergency Room. She retired from Deaconess in 1977 as the Assistant Director of Nursing Service. She was a member of Bethany Christian Church and several local Red Hat Society groups.
Surviving are her daughter, Harriet Heinlin of Evansville; two sons, Jerome (Jaye) Congleton of College Station, TX and Larry (Kay) Congleton of Evansville; grandchildren, Drew (Sue) Congleton, Rebecca (Bobby) Boenigk, Catie (Steve) Bushman, Brooke (Scott) Wheeler, Adam (Sarah) Congleton and Trey (Robin) Clark; great grandchildren, Chase and Claire Congleton, Justin and Ben Dibbern, Ryan Boenigk, Rachel Boenigk, Cannon and Gunnar Coker, Sadie Bushman, Wren Wheeler, Chloe Congleton, Travis Clark and a great great grandson, Weston Clark.
Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, Stacy L. Congleton in 1998; her parents, Joseph and Brownie Sollars and a sister, Pat Wier.
A memorial service celebrating Joanne's life will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Pierre Funeral Home, Rev. Terry Gamblin officiating.
Friends may visit with the family from 1:00 P.M. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 1040 N. Fulton Ave., Evansville, IN 47710.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of the Good Samaritan Home for the excellent care they gave to Joanne.
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Published in Courier Press on Dec. 6, 2012