G. Joanne (Mullen) Edmundson, age 84, of Fortville, passed away on April 5, 2011, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. She was born on April 22, 1926 to the late Johnnie W. Mullen, Jr. and Frances J. (Mohr) Mullen in Guernsey, Iowa. She retired from Strough’s Grocery Store.
She worked at the Department of Public Health, as a dental assistant, and also worked at Hook’s Drug Store. Joanne was a member of both the VFW Post 6904 and American Legion Post 391 Ladies Auxiliaries. Joanne was a wonderful baker and pen pal. She was a devoted and dedicated mother, grandmother and friend.
She is survived by her son, Curtis R. Edmundson of New Sharon, IA; daughter, Lucia (Richard) Story of Lake Worth, Fla.; son, Hal (Sharoll) of Oskaloosa, IA; son, Van L. (Karen) of Anderson; son, Chess (Nancy) of Indianapolis; son, Chris T. (Jean) of Greenwood; daughter, Janann (Richard) Stearman of Fortville; 16 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Orlando Edmundson in 2006; brother, Roger Ray Mullen; daughter-in-law Debbie Edmundson; and grandchildren, Gabriel and Nathan.
Friends may call from 4 p.m until 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Seals Funeral Home, Fortville. A celebration of Joanne’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8, 2011 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Anderson.
Memorial contributions may be made to ASERA Care Hospice 8460 Bearing Dr # 300 Indianapolis, IN 46268 or Fortville VFW Post 6904 206 S. Main Street Fortville, IN 46040.
Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.