Joan Endsley

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Joan M. Endsley



Joan Mary Endsley of Albuquerque, NM passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the age of 85.

Joan was born to parents Peter and Anna Steger on March 7, 1932 in Overland, MO. She grew up with her four brothers and four sisters in the suburb of St. Louis, completing the course of study from All Souls Catholic Grade School in 1946, graduating from Saint Mark's High School in 1950.

She married David Lewis Endsley in 1958; the couple had two children.

Joan is survived by her daughter, Anne Marie; son, John David; brother, Phillip; sister, Barbara; and grandchildren; Samuel, Katherine and Elizabeth.

A rosary and mass will be held on Friday March 9, 2018 at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Rio Rancho, held at 10:00 am, with the mass following at 10:30 am. Joan's body was cremated and her ashes will be interred in Albuquerque at Gate of Heaven Cemetery alongside her twin sister, Jane.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to a charity helping children or the Catholic Church in memory of Joan Endsley.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Feb. 25, 2018