KALISPELL Joan Lincoln, 84, died Monday, May 14, 2007, at her winter residence in Zephyrhills, Fla.
A viewing is planned from 9 a. m to 6 p.m.; the family will be there from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at the Johnson Mortuary, 525 South Main St. Graveside services will be at 11 a. m., Wednesday, May 30 at Glacier Memorial Gardens, 2659 Highway 93 North, followed by a reception at noon at the Red Lion Hotel, 20 North Main St. in Kalispell. She was born Sept. 28, 1922, in Reading, England to William Henry and Florence Ann (Wilder) Dawson. Joan was working in London, England during WWII, where she met her husband and moved to Montana in 1946. Joan and her husband, Al, lived and raised their children on the family farm and ranch south of Joplin and bought a winter home in the Flathead Valley in 1978. She was a loving and dedicated wife and mother. Two of her favorite hobbies were painting and gardening. Joan was an avid reader, a great conversationalist and will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert; son, Jerome; and her brother, Joseph Dawson. She is survived by a daughter, Valerie Gillies of Havre; a son, Rodney Lincoln of Zephyrhills; a nephew, David Dawson of Essex, England; seven grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are made by Johnson Mortuary.