Joan Ruth Bernal, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Baker, was born on August 8, 1938, at Farnam, Nebraska. She passed away December 3, 1964, at Des Moines, Iowa, at the age of 26.
On October 10, 1960, she was united in marriage to James Bernal and to this union three children were born.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, James, her daughters, Carman Jean, Maria Isabella and Julie Ann, all of Des Moines, Iowa: her father and mother, Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Baker of Farnam; one sister, Mrs. Sherry Lind of Brady; three brothers, Cecil of Eustis, Jim of Gothenburg and Gary of Farnam, also her grandmother, Mrs. Morna Crampton and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held in the McVay-Olesen Chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. C. Richard Swanson officiating. Music was provided by Mrs. Audrey Kotchwar, Mrs. Delores Nickerson and Mrs. Raymond Smith.
Pallbearers were: Jack Schultz, Clyde Kotschwar, Russell Wilcox, John Franzen, Ralph Parker and Willis Callahan. Interment was in the Farnam Cemetery.
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