Joan M. Shuneson, age 76, of Hastings, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at her home.
She was born June 6, 1937, in Cedar Falls, IA, to Delmer and Kathrine (Olsen) Peterson.
Joan was a 1955 graduate of Cokato High School, and also a graduate of the nursing school at the Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis.
Joan married Roger Shuneson April 18, 1958, in Cokato.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Delmer and Kathrine Peterson.
Joan is survived by her loving husband, Roger; four children, Craig (Lisa) of Columbus, OH, Kevin (Julie) of Grand Rapids MI, Michael (April) of Ellsworth, WI, and Kari (Paul) Curtis of Hastings; 12 grandchildren, Laura (Doug), Andrew, Kelvin, Kylie, Jalyn, Aaron (Marina), Logan, Joel (Melissa), Johanna, Kathrine, Peter, and Patrick; five siblings Donna (Al) Luther of Santa Maria, CA, Duane (Carol) Peterson of Mountain City, TN, William (Carole) Peterson of Hastings, Larry (Kitty) Peterson of Fullerton, CA, Gary (Trudi) Peterson of Hurricane, UT; Aunt Myrtle Peterson; many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
The funeral service took place Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at River of Life Church in Hastings, with the Rev. Steve Schoenwald officiating. Interment was in Pleasant View Memorial Gardens in Burnsville.
Visitation was Friday, Nov. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home in Hastings, and continued Saturday, one hour prior to the service at the church.
Pallbearers were Andrew Shuneson, Kelvin Shuneson, Aaron Shuneson, Logan Shuneson, Joel Shuneson, Peter Curtis, Patrick Curtis, and Doug Feustel.
Arrangements were handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home in Hastings.