JoAnn B. Wistrand
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JoAnn Beck Wistrand, 70, of Tuscumbia, died Monday, July 21, 2014. Her visitation will be today from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia. Her funeral service will be Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Shoals Catholic Church with Father Don Forsythe officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Mrs. Wistrand was a member of Our Lady of the Shoals Catholic Church. She was a graduate of St. Vincent's School of Nursing and was a registered nurse for 45 years in the Shoals. She was a member of Service League. She received a Red Cross pin for voluntary service to the community. She was president of the Lady Knights of Columbus and was decorator for the group.
She is survived by her husband, Richard E. Wistrand; son, John Beck (Karin), Madison, Alabama; daughter, Leigh Ann Beck Roberts (Brian), Tuscumbia ; stepson, Eric Wistrand, San Mateo, California; stepdaughter, Kerry Faur, Helena, Montana; sister, Bobbie Lou Leigh, Sheffield, Alabama; seven grandchildren, Mackenzie Roberts, Maddie Roberts, Drew Beck, Josh Beck, A.J. Faur, Kasey Faur, and Jake Wistrand.
Pallbearers will be Tim Benefield, Lawrence Huffman, Henry Long, Clay Bendall, Greg Hildreth, Wayne Chaney, and Adam Rue.
Many thanks to Dr. Marshall Schreeder and staff of Clearview Cancer Center and Dr. Ronald McCoy and staff for taking care of her for many years with professionalism and love. Also, thank you to Southern Care Hospice and caregiver Kathy Donaldson.
An online guest book is available at morrisonfuneralhomes.com.
Morrison Funeral Home - Tuscumbia
825 N Main Street Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Published in Florence Times Daily on July 23, 2014