February 28, 1932 – December 6, 2012
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.
- Visitation Saturday, December 15, 2012
- Funeral Service Saturday, December 15, 2012
- Graveside Service
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January 28, 2013
Joanne was certainly an avid family history researcher. She helped literally 100's of Largents, and I'm sure other families in her and Bob's tree, with difficult questions on their ancestry. My great-grandfather's descendants consider me the family historian, but I can't hold a candle to Joanne. She was a great encouragement to me in 1991 when I desk-top published a book on this branch of the family, and I hoped to meet her this winter to get her help on an upcoming revision with a lot more photos.
My extended family is always referring some previously unknown Largent to me to determine how we're related. I can help some, but I always sent the difficult questions on to Joanne. Joanne, your many many distant relatives will miss you!
December 15, 2012
We heard of Joanne's passing in Church, and our thots and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. Lois is making a casserole for a funeral at our ward tomorrow. Love and hugs from Bob and Lois Barker
December 14, 2012
Dear Donna and Family,
So sorry to hear about your Mother. You know, we were in high school together, alone with your Father. Hope you are well.
December 10, 2012
To the Eustice family - I'm sorry that Joanne, your precious wife, mother, sister, grandmother has passed. She was a very gentle, kind, loving person who has become your special angel. I can imagine her joy at seeing Rick and her parents again. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love to all, Linda (Rammell) Yarrow
December 8, 2012
Sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I am glad that they came back to Yucaipa so you could be with her. She will be glad to meet all those relatives that she researched.
Cliff & Dianna