In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joan's memory to the American Cancer Society.

Joan M. Roberts, a long-time Fargo resident, passed away after a brief illness on October 13, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Joan Meredith Roberts was born on August 15, 1935 in Mott, ND, to William Hollis and Edith (Southam) Roberts. She grew up in Mott and later received her B.A. and M.A. degrees at the University of North Dakota, in Grand Forks. She was a Business Education teacher in Franklin Park, IL from 1957 to 1961 and Fargo Central and North High from 1961-1990.

She was a member of 1st Congregational Church in Mott. Joan was also a member of many groups and organizations including: Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Pi Beta Phi, Delta Pi Epsilon, Order of Eastern Star, Gamma Phi Beta (Fargo/Moorhead) Alumni Association and House Corporation Board. Joan served many years on Northwood Manor Condominium Association Board.

Joan is survived by her brother: Kenneth (Barbara) Roberts of Ogema, MN; sister: Virginia (Jim) Alexander of Fullerton, CA; nieces and nephews: Lynn (Glenn) Kristensen, Raymond Graves, Susan (Jack) Evans, Jodi Gonzales, Brook (Chris) Roberts, Kristin (Ryan) Gerbrandt, Drew (Stacy) Roberts, Loren (Kari) Roberts. She was preceded in death by: her parents, and sister Kathleen Graves.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joan's memory to the American Cancer Society.

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