Joan Marlene Jolliffe, 81, lifelong resident of the Fort Morgan community, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016, following a short illness. She was born October 4, 1935, in Fort Morgan to Godfrey & Helen (Scheidt) Weimer. Joan graduated from Fort Morgan High School in 1953. After high school she earned a Certificate in Interior Design. On February 7, 1954, she married Francis D. "Pat" Jolliffe in Fort Morgan. Joan worked as a bookkeeper at the Jolliffe Mortuary until retiring in 2000. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Fort Morgan. Joan was a past president and member of PEO Chapter S, a member of Eastern Star, a past president and member of Hyperion, a past president and member of Friday Club, and served on the Library Board, and the Fort Morgan Community Hospital Board for several years. She enjoyed playing bridge, & traveling. Her favorite activity was spending time with her family. Survivors include her daughter Jody Kind (Gene) of Fort Morgan; grandchildren Katherine Gertge (Toby), and Patrick Crossley; great grandchildren Ella Gertge, Elias Gertge; and one sister Beverly Tumbleson and her husband Joseph. She is also survived by her brother-in-law Richard Jolliffe (Lou), of Scottsbluff; one niece Margaret Tumbleson; and nephews David Tumbleson, Jeffrey Jolliffe, James Jolliffe, Patrick Jolliffe, Gregory Jolliffe, and Mark Jolliffe. Joan was preceded in death by her husband Francis D. "Pat" Jolliffe; daughter Laurie Jolliffe; step-father David Schreiner; nephew Steven Tumbleson; and her parents. A graveside memorial service will be Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at 11:00 AM at the Serenity Falls Columbarium in Fort Morgan. Family prefers memorial gift donations to the Heritage Foundation or to the Fort Morgan United Methodist Church.
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