February 9, 1929 - June 23, 2017
Joan Fangman, age 88, of Carroll, died Friday, June 23, 2017 at Sunnybrook Assisted Living in Carroll, surrounded by her family. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2017 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Carroll. The celebrant will be Fr. Timothy Johnson. Music will be by Marcy Anderson with Sherry Loughran as cantor. Lectors will be Molly Shelp, and Dr. Kate Follese. Gift Bearers will be Megan Fangman, Colin Fangman, Dr. Lauren Schau, Ellen Tuel, Jon Fangman, Andy Shelp, Molly Shelp, Dr. Kate Follese, Sam Fangman, Sarah Fangman, Michael Ruggeberg, Brynne Ruggeberg, Jordan Grady, and Tessa Hansen. Eucharistic Minister will be Lisa Fangman. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Carroll. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Spirit Church. Joan’s family will host a reception at the Carroll Country Club from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association or Kindred Hospice of Carroll. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for Joan’s family at www.sharpfuneral.com. Joan D. Fangman was born on February 9, 1929 near Duncombe, Iowa, she was the daughter of Edwin and Margaret (Peed) Mahoney. She attended Corpus Christi Academy in Ft. Dodge, Iowa for 12 years. After her schooling at Corpus Christi, she attended the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital School of Nursing also in Ft. Dodge. She graduated with a Registered Nursing Degree, an achievement she was very proud of. On June 20, 1953 Joan was united in marriage to Dr. Charles Fangman at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Ft. Dodge. The couple lived in Omaha, Sioux City, and Coon Rapids before moving to Carroll. While in Omaha, Joan served as a Nursing Instructor at St. Catherine’s Nursing School. She took great honor in teaching and preparing the students she worked with. Joan will be remembered for being a good wife and mother – everything or anything else was just incidental. She enjoyed being included; good company, and good conversation. Joan also enjoyed golf, reading, playing Bridge, and she loved to laugh. Most of all Joan dearly loved her grandchildren. Joan was a member of Holy Spirit Parish in Carroll. Joan is survived by her children: Chip (Jim Neill) Fangman of Albuquerque, NM, Mary (Rod Rowland) Fangman of Audubon, Ann (Pete) Shelp of Minnetonka, MN, Matt (Donna) Fangman of Oswego, IL, Dr. Nick (Lisa) Fangman of Carroll, and Steve (Laurie) Fangman of Grimes; her grandchildren: Michael Ruggeberg, Brynne (Craig Dougary) Ruggeberg, Jordan (Zach) Grady, Tessa (Nick) Hansen, Andy (Erin) Shelp, Molly Shelp, Dr. Kate (Matt) Follese, Megan Fangman, Colin Fangman, Dr. Lauren (Dustin) Schau, Ellen (Josh) Tuel, Jon Fangman, Sam Fangman, and Sarah Fangman; a great-grandchild, Sunnie Dougary. Also surviving is her sister Peg Moore of Marshalltown; her sisters-in-law: Vi Mahoney of Florida, and Beth (Roger) Maulik of Minnesota. Her brothers-in-law: Fr. Robert Fangman of Carroll, and Fr. James Fangman of Minnesota; as well as many wonderful nieces, and nephews. Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Charles Fangman in 2008, her parents, her brothers, her brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law. Joan’s family would like to express their sincerest gratitude for the care she received from Sunnybrook of Carroll, and Kindred Hospice.
Joan Fangman, age 88, of Carroll, died Friday, June 23, 2017 at Sunnybrook Assisted Living in Carroll, surrounded by her family. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2017 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Carroll.... View Obituary & Service Information
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