Joan F. (Sparks) Soukup(1947-2012)

Joan F. Soukup
1947-Dec. 26, 2012

Joan F. Soukup, 65, formally of Farmington, died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, surrounded by her children.
Joan was born in Wagner, S. D. to Clyde and Priscilla Sparks in 1947.
She graduated from Armour High School in 1965. She married Leo Soukup Oct. 21,1966 in Armour, S. D.
After raising her children, she attended the College of St. Mary's in Nebraska. She graduated with honors in 1993 with a degree in Health Information Management. She had a rewarding career in the healthcare industry.
Joan is survived by her devoted children, James, Gregory, and Michelle; grandchildren, Alexander, Zachary and Evan and siblings, Patricia, Gary, David and Richard.
She was preceded in death by her infant son, George, husband, Leo and brother, Dennis.
To know Joan was to know that you were loved unconditionally. She brought joy to everyone she knew and touched many lives.
A rosary will be recited 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 414 N. Allen Ave. in Farmington.
A memorial mass will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, with inurnment following in Green Lawn Cemetery.

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Jan. 3 to Jan. 10, 2013