Joan M. (Ohlendorf) Daniels, 70, of rural Remsen, passed away Friday, May 4, 2012, at Holy Spirit Retirement Center in Sioux City.
A private family interment service took place at the Remsen City Cemetery on Monday May 7. The Carlsen Funeral Home in LeMars was in charge of arrangements, and expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Joan Marcia Ohlendorf was born February 13, 1942 to Weldon and Ida (Kirchoff) Ohlendorf of Remsen. Joan was the oldest of five Ohlendorf children, and from an early age Joan always helped others before helping herself. Joan studied education at Western Union College before working in Sioux City and then moving to Kansas City. She was united in marriage to Conrad Daniels in August 1970, raising a daughter, Teddi , and a son, Jarad, In Kansas City, Conrad and Joan divorced after both children were grown and on their own.
Joan was devout in her faith to God throughout her life, limited to 70 years by cancer. May we all now take peace knowing that Joan is resting comfortably in heaven with God. Joan, we bid you shalom, knowing that you are now at peace.
Joan was preceded in death by her father Weldon Ohlendorf, Sr.; her brother, Weldon Ohlendorf Jr.; and a sister, Joyce Ohlendorf. Survivors include her mother ,Ida Ohlendorf; a daughter, Teddi Daniels and her son Aiden Gabriel; a son, Jarad Daniels and wife Kristine, and their sons Jacob and Joseph; a sister, Mary Hartman and her husband Gerry; a brother, Ray Ohlendorf and his wife Beverly; and several nieces and nephews.