Joan R. Myers, 83, of Little Rock, Arkansas, peacefully passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Joan was born August 5, 1935 in Mankato, Minnesota to the late Thomas and Ruth Welsh. She attended Good Counsel High School and graduated in 1953 and later Mankato Teachers College with an associate’s degree. She was a homemaker her entire life and raised two children.
She is survived by her children, Michael Hodapp and wife Lisa of Little Rock, AR; and her daughter, Catherine Weber and husband Terry of Mankato, MN. Joan was grandmother to five grandsons, Jason and Grayson Weber of North Mankato, MN, Austin, Tyler and Alex Hodapp of Little Rock, AR. Also surviving her is her brother Michael Welsh and wife Dawn and family of Danville, CA.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, James W. Hodapp, and Wallace Myers, brother John Welsh, and grandson Justin Weber.
A private ceremony is planned with interment at Calvary Cemetery, Mankato, MN at a later date.
The family would like to express their gratitude to all the caregivers at The Villages of Valley Ranch Nursing and Rehab and Hospice Home Care for their kindness, respect and attention they provided our mother.
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