Joanne Darlene Branstetter, 48, of Boise, went to be with her
Heavenly Father and her home in Heaven on October 23, 1996.
She died in a Boise hospital following a long and valiant
struggle with a difficult, persistent illness. Funeral
services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on
Monday, Oct. 28, 1996,
at the Alsip Funeral Chapel. Pastor Robert L. Miller of the
First Church of the Nazarene
will officiate. A private family graveside will follow the
services at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Joanne Darlene Branstetter was born on July 25, 1948, in
Nampa. She graduated from Nampa High School in 1966 and
attended NNC and BSU. She worked at Consumers Grocery in
Nampa, Silver Wheels Freight Line and at Cigna-Medicare in
Boise for nine years. Her hobbies included: count cross
stitching, flowers and gardening.
Her sense of humor and positive attitude will be greatly
missed by her mother, Leone Branstetter, Nampa; her father,
William “Bill” Branstetter and his wife, Neva of Nampa; two
sisters and brothers-in-law, Marilyn and Mike Coleman, Boise
and Noella and Larry Thomas, Nampa; a niece, Dana Osborne,
Meridian; a nephew, Sean Osborne, Boise; many friends,
co-workers and relatives.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today and
Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Monday from 9 a.m. to
The family suggests memorial contributions to a favorite
charity, or flowers may be sent.
The family thanks; the staff at St. Alphonsus Hospital as
well as the staff at Treasure Valley Sub Acute Center, for the
care given during Joanne’s extended stays. We also thank her
extended family at Cigna for all their support during their