Patricia "Joan" Long

Patricia "Joan" Long

November 21, 1940 - October 04, 2020

Patricia “Joan” Long, age 79, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at her home in Topeka, Kansas surrounded by family.

Friends and family will meet from 10-11am and services will be held at 11 on Monday October 12, 2020 at Fellowship Bible Church in Topeka, Kansas.

Joan was born in Gove, Kansas to Harvey and Pauline Anderson on November 21, 1940. She was a long term resident of Overbrook, Kansas before moving to Topeka. She was currently employed as a paraeducator at Washburn Rural High School. Joan enjoyed spending time with her family, square dancing, and gardening.

She is survived by her children, Renee(Richard) Ramirez, Gary(Blair) LaMastres, and Gail Houghtaling; grandchildren, Heather, Kerry, Nicole, Kira, Jared, Brady, Cortni, Chelsea, Michael James, Megan, Michael, Mason, and Morgan; 21 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; several nieces and nephews and extended family. She was also expecting 3 more great grandchildren, and another great great grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her son, Michael Turnbull; her parents, and her siblings Raymond, William, Robert,Carl,  Cecil, Ethel, and Laura.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.