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December 3, 2021

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CANCELLED - Memorial service for Joanne Harreld planned for Nov. 6 has been CANCELLED

Joanne Betty (Eaton) Harreld, 76, of Stewartville, went home to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 surrounded by family. Joanne was suffering from a lengthy battle with cancer at the Stewartville Care Center, where she had been a resident since July of this year.
Joanne Betty Eaton was born on Feb. 3, 1945 in Olivia to Richard "Chief" and Elaine (Smith) Eaton. She grew up in Olivia and attended Bird Island High School, graduating in 1963. She moved to Stewartville in 1963. This is where Joanne met and married Dallas G. Harreld on Oct. 2, 1965. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Rochester, before moving to Onalaska, Wisconsin and then Wilmar. They were later divorced.
Joanne was a homemaker and with Joanne's love for visiting with people, was employed for many years with Costco as well as Walmart until her health kept her from working. Joanne was a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ in Pleasant Grove. With Joanne's love of adventure, she traveled around the Midwest to visit friends and family until finally settling back in Stewartville in 2015 to be near her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed boat rides with Monty and his family, going to her grandkids sporting and school events, watching game shows and the occasional trip to the casino. She loved time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Joanne is survived by her son and daughter, Monty (Stephanie) Harreld of Onalaska, WisconsinI and Michelle (Philip) Martinez of Delhi, Louisiana; four grandchildren, Tyler (Kaylee) Harreld and Lindsey (Andy) Gallagher and great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Wrenly and Calum; Cody Merna and Dylan (Alexandra) Merna and great-grandson. Marcelo; two sisters, Sharon (Keith) McAtee of Stewartville and Linda Wasko of La Crescent; brother, Joe Eaton of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin; and many dear nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Richard "Butch" Eaton.
The memorial service for Joanne planned for Nov. 6 has been CANCELLED.
Arrangements are with Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. Condolences and memories of Joanne are welcome at

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