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Joan Carr - February 10, 2017


Joan Edna Carr, 79 years of age, of Minden passed away on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at Kearney County Health Services-Long Term Care in Minden.
Joan was born July 21, 1937, in rural Kearney County near Wilcox, the fourth of seven siblings to John and Hilda (O’Brien) Straatmann.
At the young age of 4, Joan and her siblings were removed from the family home and placed in the Children’s Home in Fremont and later in the Whitehall Children’s Home in Lincoln. She lived in Lincoln until 1953, when she was placed in foster care in Aurora where she completed her junior and senior years of high school, graduating with the Class of 1955.
for complete obituary see February 15 Courier