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Joan Wohlman


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Joan Wohlman Obituary
October 22, 1929 - August 16, 2018Joan Alda Wohlman passed away at her home of 60 years in Palos Verdes Estates. She was 88. Joan was born in Shamokin Pennsylvania to Walter and Kathy Hendricks.Raised in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, she graduated from Rutgers University with a journalism degree but decided to pursue a career as a flight attendant with American Airlines. It was on a flight in 1955 where she met Fred Wohlman. They would marry a couple years later and settle in Palos Verdes Estates to raise their family.Joan loved her children and participated in many of their activities growing up including editor of the Lunada Bay Little League weekly newsletter and marching band president. She also enjoyed quilting and was a part of several groups that donated their work to charitable causes, including St Peter's and a ladies group called "Peppers".She is survived by her daughter Robin, son Kurt and daughter-in-law Johnna and Ricky Wohlman. She was preceeded in death by her brother James and her husband of 58 years Fred. Also survivied by her devoted beagle, Pepper, who brought much joy to her life. Her faith in God and Jesus Christ made her transition much easier.A Memorial/Life Celebration Service will be held at 1:30pm, Saturday, October 6th at St. Peter's By The Sea Presbyterian Church in Rancho Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers, Joan wished any donation be made to St. Peter's or the .Please sign the guestbook at dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Sept. 25, 2018
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