Posted: December 23rd, 2022

JOAN MCKENNA 1934 ~ 2022 Joan Lavonne McKenna (nee Tollestrup) passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at the age of 88 years. Joan is survived by her children, Shelli Shaw, Greg McKenna, Darren McKenna, Barry (Sheri) McKenna and Bruce (Wanda) McKenna; brother, Barry (Mary) Tollestrup as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert ‘Bob’ Joseph McKenna; grandson, Tyler Benjamin Shaw and brother, Jack Tollestrup. Joan was born in Lethbridge on September 13, 1934, to John and Lavita Tollestrup. She loved supporting her children and grandchildren in many sporting activities and was always their greatest fan. She loved traveling to watch various sporting events that her family participated in. Joan and Bob were very involved with local sports and events, volunteering countless hours for many years. Joan will be greatly missed by her family and her friends at The Wellington. The family would like to especially thank the staff at St. Joseph’s Home for the care and compassion she received during her short stay there. She will be silently remembered by family and friends without the proceedings of a formal service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Joan’s name may be made directly to St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice, 156 – 3 Street N.E., Medicine Hat, AB., T1A 5M1. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting Honoured to serve the family is
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel Crematorium & Reception Facility 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455 “Locally owned & directed”

2 Condolences for “JOAN MCKENNA”

  1. Carrie Lutz says:

    RIP Joan. Sending my most sincere condolences to your family. I’m sure going to miss your beautiful smile and lovely chats

  2. Kelly Hoefman says:

    Sending my condolences to the family your mom was a very special lady. RIP my dear friend.

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