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Joanne A. Hartley

August 31, 1929 - October 23, 2022

Service Date: October 29, 2022

Funeral Home Memorial Services of Iowa

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Joanne Audrey Hartley, 93 of Ankeny died on Sunday, October 23rd, 2022, at Bridges of Ankeny.

Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday October 29, 2022, with a funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). The funeral will be livestreamed at the following link: https://vimeo.com/event/2544486

Joanne was born on August 31, 1929, in Nevada, Iowa to Opal and Galen Sowers. Joanne grew up and went to school in Nevada. She married Ben Hartley in 1960 and they moved to Ankeny in 1962. Together between them both, they had five children. She worked at Bankers Life for several years and various other businesses. She was a member of Elks and the Methodist Church. She loved singing, bowling, golf, playing cards and spending time at the lake with family and friends.

Joanne is survived by her children, Denise (Rex) Ratzlaff of Ankeny, Mary (Mike) Eblen and Todd (Jennifer) Hartley of Des Moines; stepchildren, Candace Hartley of Gulf Breeze, Florida and Don (Carolyn) Hartley of Carlisle; and several grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her loving husband, Ben Hartley.

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