Joanne Eustice, 80, passed away December 6, 2012, in Redlands, California. She was born February 28, 1932, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the eldest child of Joseph and Edith (Bahr) Rammell.
Joanne grew up in Tetonia, Idaho, but moved to southern California as a teenager, graduating from San Bernardino High School class of 1950. She married Robert "Bob" Eustice April 2,1950 and they raised a family of three children in Rialto and Redlands, California. They retired to St. George, Utah 14 years ago, but had recently returned to California to live in Yucaipa.
She was a life-long, active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and gave service in many church callings over the years, including as Primary President, Mutual President, Relief Society President and as Family History Consultant. She was an avid family history researcher and genealogist. She was interested in crafts, antiques and collectibles and for many years operated booths in antique malls.
Joanne is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert Eustice, and daughter, Dawna (Ken) Lund, both of Yucaipa, California; son, Steve Eustice of Hesperia, California; daughter-in-law Carol Eustice of Las Vegas, Nevada; sister, Geraldine (Frank) Smith of Idaho Falls, Idaho; brother, Joseph (Maureen) Rammell of Bellevue, Washington. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Jeffrey, Aaron, Karl, Demetra, Brent, Jessica, April and Bryan, and their spouses, 17 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Joanne was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Richard Eustice.
Visitation Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 12:00 noon and Funeral service at 1:00 PM, both at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 12776 6th Street, Yucaipa, California. Interment will follow at Rialto Park Cemetery, 200 N. Willow St, Rialto, California.
Arrangements were entrusted to Weaver Mortuary, Beaumont, California.