Private graveside services will be at a later date at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, for Nancy Joan Mathiot, 82, who died May 9, 2020, at Moniteau Care Center, California, Missouri.
She was born Dec. 11, 1937, in Wichita, Kansas, daughter of Fred James and Velma June Shoust Tyree. She was a cashier at Wal-Mart for many years.
Joan was united in marriage to Robert M. Mathiot on June 24, 1956, in Peabody, Kansas. This union was blessed with four children: Mary, Robert, Greg and Mark.
He preceded her in death on April 30, 2006.
She was a Girl Scout leader for Troop 333 at Theodore Roosevelt and also owned three day care centers: Sunshine, Children’s House and Joy Child Care Center in Manhattan, Kansas.
Besides her husband, her granddaughter Maria Mathiot and two brothers, Alvin Taylor and Carl Tyree preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Singsheim, and husband Robert, of Kewaskum, Wisconsin; sons Robert Steve, and wife, Mary, Mathiot of St. Joseph, Missouri; Greg, and wife, Becky, Mathiot of Versailles, Missouri; and Mark Mathiot of Greeley, Colorado; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Delores Girk, of Newton, Kansas.
Any additional services will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
Memorial contributions may be made to the University Christian Church, Manhattan, in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at www.ymlfuneralhome.com.