Joan W. Stringer 1918 ~ 2010 Joan W. Stringer was born February 25, 1918 in Lyman, Wyoming to Levi Orson and Amelia Jane Grow Walker. She married Myron C. Stringer October 31, 1934 in the Salt Lake Temple. Four children were born to this union, Vernon K. (Louise) Stringer, Joyce (Gary) Rollins, Karin (Roger) Andreasen, Barbara (Allen) Hamblin. She has 23 grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren and 14 great, great grandchildren. She passed away December 25, 2010 in Logan, Utah. She is survived by son, Vernon, daughters Karin and Barbara. 21 grandchildren, and 56 great grandchildren and 14 great great grandchildren. Brothers Claude, Clinton and Guild Walker, Sisters Mathel Anderson and Lorna Maxwell. Step brother Bruce Warren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Joyce, Grandchildren Greg Rollins and Carol Stringer, Great grandson, Keff Williams. Brothers: Orion, Grow, Sylvan (Sib), Grant (Whitey), Dwight, Darrell, Clem, and Kay. Sisters: Ila, Theo, Myrle, and Artel. Step brothers, Keith and Weston Warren. Son in law, Gary F. Carpenter. Joan was active in the LDS church and held many positions including Relief Society President twice, the second time at age 73. She loved visiting teaching and received many honors for 100% visits. She was a homemaker her entire life working side by side with her husband on their ranch in Mountain View. She was an excellent cook, famous for her homemade bread and rolls. Everyone was always fed when they entered her home and she could put a meal on the table in a matter of minutes. She was a very outgoing, friendly, and loved people. She had heavy responsibilities at a young age. She was 16 years old when her mother died. She quit school, stayed home and cared for the younger children, five brothers and one sister. Funeral services will be held in the Mountain View LDS chapel, Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. A viewing will be held Tuesday evening at the LDS church from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in the Lyman, Wyoming Cemetery beside her husband, Myron Stringer.
Published by Deseret News on Dec. 28, 2010.