Joan Weiss Mehman, 78, 301 S. 12th St., Clear Lake, died April 6, at Mercy Medical Center, Mason City. According to her wishes, her body has been cremated. There will be a private family burial in the Reinbeck Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association or cards may be sent to 301 S. 12th St., Clear Lake, Iowa, 50428.
Joan was born Sept. 5, 1931, on the family farm in Grundy County. She graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1949. She worked for the Iowa Department of Public Safety in Des Moines for 13 years, then worked for Interstate Power until she retired.
Joan is survived by her two children, Rhonda McKibben, (David) of Marion and Robert Rindels (Nancy) of Coppell, Texas; one stepdaughter, Lisa Henry (Glenn) of Flint, Texas; four grandchildren, Steven Foster (Lisa) of Mason City, Victor Schrage (Brooke) of Waterloo, B.J. Foster (Jessica) of Allison and Maggie Schrage of Cedar Rapids; four great grandchildren, Olivia Schrage, Nathan Foster, Macey Schrage and Grace Foster; a brother, Ron Weiss (Sandy) of Waterloo; two sisters, Judith Brenner of Winter Park, Fla., and Sandra Weiss of Holcombe, Wis.; and several nieces and nephews and cousins.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Dale and infant brother Delmar; and infant twin daughters.