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Joan Scott

February 24, 1930 — September 21, 2017

Joan Scott

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Joan W. Scott, 87 of Logansport, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Logansport.

Born on February 24, 1930 in Carroll County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Belva (Krathwohl) Wise.  On October 16, 1949 in Camden, Indiana she married James P. Scott who preceded in death on November 16, 2013.

Joan worked for Gangloff & Downham Trucking Company, and was also the former Postmaster in Burrows, Indiana. She was a 1948 graduate of Delphi High School and attended the Bridge Community Church of Logansport.

Surviving is a daughter, Susan(Bill) Trueblood; two sons, Richard (Patsy) Scott; Steve Scott and Winona, all of Camden; grandchildren, John Allread, Washington DC; Amanda (Brent Polzin) Scott, Burrows; Shawn (Samantha) Scott; Jason (Monica) Scott, all of Delphi; Sara (Kevin) Huff, Deer Creek; twelve great grandchildren; several step grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Clayton, Claude and Wilbur Wise; and a sister, Clarice Cushing.

A celebration of life will be held 10:00 AM on Monday, September 25, 2017 in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Pastor Zachary Szmara officiating. Burial will be in the Woodville Cemetery, Camden.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 PM on Sunday, September 24 also in the funeral home.

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