May 17, 1931 ~ January 6, 2016 Passed away peacefully at home with her family at the age of 85 years. Preceded in death by daughters Kristin & Gretchen and step-son Jeffery Olson. Survived by devoted husband Warren; children Wendy VanReyper of Clear Lake, WI and Peter VanReyper of Park City, UT; granddaughter Ingrid Roy; Warren's daughters Barbara Novak & Chris Kelly; his daughter-in-law Kim Olson and granddaughter Erica Olson; sisters Shirley Weber (John) & Betty Kleven (Bruce); brothers Bob, Alan (DeeDee) & Ted (Mary) Lorentzen and extended family & friends. Joan was an avid Bridge player, loved the outdoors and was a committed volunteer. She met Warren during her time volunteering at the Science Museum of MN. She was very active enjoying the outdoors hiking, biking and skiing until her illness. Memorial service Tuesday (January 10) at 11:00 am at FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH, 4000 Linden Street, White Bear Lake with visitation one hour before the service. Interment Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Memorials are preferred to donors choice.
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