Joan VanHise Widener, Las Vegas, NV, (1928-2014)

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

December 1, 1928 - June 17, 2014

Joan VanHise Widener, 85, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away in Las Vegas, Tuesday, June 17, 2014, after a long illness. She was born Dec. 1, 1928, in Janesville, the daughter of Roy and Ella (Hanson) VanHise. Joan was employed for many years in the office of Dr. Ram at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. She moved to Las Vegas in the 70's when Dr. Ram moved his medical practice to Las Vegas.

Joan is survived by two daughters, Debbie Widener and Diane Peraza; one grandson, Robert; one granddaughter, Donya; one brother, John (Laurel) VanHise of Huntington Beach, CA; numerous nieces; nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents; one brother, Robert VanHise; and four sisters: Florence Bier, Dorothy Heenan, Jean Holden, and Mary Taggart.

Cremation will be in Las Vegas. There will be no services. Condolences and memorials may be sent to Diane Peraza, 5051 Danica Way, Las Vegas, NV 89122-6927.


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