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Joan Chaney

August 7, 1936 ~ October 24, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Joan Chaney Obituary

Joan Chaney, 87, of Jamestown, ND, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 24, 2023 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND.

Joan was born August 7, 1936, on the family farm west of Edmunds, ND, the daughter of Charles and Mamie (Rue) Lutman.  She attended high school in Jamestown where she also worked for a photographer for room & board.  After graduating from Jamestown High School, Joan moved to Chicago, IL where she worked.  Isom Chaney followed Joan to Chicago after his service in the navy ended. They were married in 1956 and lived in Chicago, and then Evanston for a few years.  The family moved to Jamestown, ND where Joan had since made her home.  She sold Stanley Home Products, Aerus Electrolux, and Watkins for many years, enjoying her professional relationships.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, and visiting with people at her garage sales.  Joan especially loved her family and visiting with them, and always looked forward to the annual family reunion in Edmunds. 

Joan is survived by her son, Dennis Chaney; daughter, Terry (Bill) Toops; son, Derrick (Andrea) Chaney; grandchildren, Brian (Jessica) Toops, Michael (Teresa) Chaney, Dustin Chaney, Danielle (Zac) Zimmerman, and Garrett Chaney; five great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Neil (Della) Lutman, Russell Lutman, LaVonne (Jim) Budd, and Jenny Rundblad.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Isom Chaney; son, Doug Chaney; grandsons, Jason Toops and Tyson Chaney; and siblings, Gerald Lutman, Darrell Lutman, Charles Lutman, Marian Ostrom, Phyllis Scheck, Roger Lutman, and Merle Lutman.

Funeral Service – 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 30, 2023 at Concordia Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with Rev. Tom Eckstein officiating.

Visitation – One hour before the service at the church.

Burial - Edmunds Cemetery, Edmunds, ND.

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Funeral Service
October 30, 2023

10:30 AM
Concordia Lutheran Church (Jamestown)


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