DEATH: Joan R. Fortner

Joan R. Fortner, 85, of McPherson, died November 9, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019, at Countryside Covenant Church, McPherson.

Interment has taken place in Canton Township Cemetery.

A memorial has been established with The Jesus Film, in care of Olson’s Mortuary, Canton.

She was born February 8, 1934, in Copeland, the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Hamm) Thomas. On November 24, 1953, she married Junior L. Fortner at Canton.

Survivors include a son, Ron (Charlene) Fortner, Valley Center; a daughter, Sandy (Mike) Alkire, McPherson; two brothers, Larry (Patsy) Thomas, Germantown, Tennessee and Don (Karen) Thomas, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.