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Joan Shuneson, 76

Joan M. Shuneson, age 76, of Hastings, died Oct. 29, at her home.

She was born June 6, 1937, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, 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, Minn. Joan married Roger Shuneson on April 18, 1958, in Cokato, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her parents Delmer and Katherine Peterson.

Joan is survived by her loving husband Roger; four children Craig (Lisa) of Columbus, Ohio, Kevin (Julie) of Grand Rapids, Mich., Michael (April) of Ellsworth, Wis., and Kari (Paul) Curtis of Hastings, Minn.; 12 grandchildren Laura (Doug), Andrew, Kelvin, Kylie, Jalyn, Aaron (Marina), Logan, Joel (Melissa), Johanna, Kathrine, Peter, Patrick; five siblings Donna (Al) Luther of Santa Maria, Calif., Duane (Carol) Peterson of Mountain City, Tenn., William (Carole) Peterson of Hastings, Minn., Larry (Kitty) Peterson of Fullerton, Calif., and Gary (Trudi) Peterson of Hurricane, Utah; Aunt Myrtle Peterson; many nieces; nephews; other family; and friends.

The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Steve Schoenwald, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at River of Life Church, 800 Vermillion St., Hastings. Visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home 201 E. 7th St., Hastings, and also one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will follow in the Pleasant View Memorial Gardens, Burnsville.

Pallbearers are Andrew Shuneson, Kelvin Shuneson, Aaron Shuneson, Logan Shuneson, Joel Shuneson, Peter Curtis, Patrick Curtis, and Doug Feustel.

Arrangements were made with Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.

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