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Joy M. Menne

August 23, 1927 ~ June 11, 2020 (age 92)

Obituary

Joy M. Menne, 92, of Burlington, died at 6:25 AM Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born August 23, 1927, she was the daughter of Ora O. and Clara Fredonia Harnagel Paschal. On May 29, 1969, she married John "Jack" Menne in Manhattan, Kansas. He later passed on March 18, 2014. 

She obtained her BA of Office Management from University of Iowa, her MS in Psychology from Kansas State, and her Ph.D from Iowa State.

Joy was a psychologist for many years.

She was of Methodist faith and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She and Jack loved to travel and built three houses in three states. They were the proud owners and operators of two citrus groves in Florida. Joy assisted her husband in developing the first computer at Iowa State University. Over the years they enjoyed many hobbies together such as square dancing, clogging and bike riding. Joy's husband, Jack, was the love of her life and they were always together. 

Survivors include three nieces, Lori Mehl of West Point; Sandra (Sam) Polonsky of Keosauqua, IA; and Beverly (Ernesto) Ines of St. George, KS; and several great nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Carleton (Virginia) Paschal, one sister, Virginia (Lester) Mehl, and one nephew, David Mehl.

Cremation has been entrusted to the Prugh Crematory.

The Graveside Committal Service for Mrs. Menne will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at Clay Grove Cemetery in Donnellson, IA with Pastor Tammi Wirt officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Great River Hospice House. 

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