Joan Eschenbacher

Joan Elizabeth Eschenbacher, 66, of Motley passed away May 19, 2017 at St. Otto’s Care Center in Little Falls.

Funeral services were held May 23, 2017,  at Lincoln Evangelical Free Church.

Interment was at the Bridgeman Cemetery, Pillager.

Arrangements were with the Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home.

Joan was born January 6, 1951 in Bakersfield, CA to Wendell and Wanda Carr. She married Randy Eschenbacher on July 17, 1981. She loved all animals, especially her pugs and living on the farm. Joan battled multiple chronic illnesses, was an advocate for others by serving on hospital committees for patient care. She enjoyed family gatherings, playing games, sharing new recipes and spending time with her family was important. 

She is survived by her husband; two sons, David (Jessica) Carr of Maple Grove and Landon Eschenbacher of Motley; two daughters, Cassandra (Eric) Hines of Motley and Jessica Eschenbacher of Maplewood, MO and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Anthony and Anthony and David’s father, Stephen Maldaver.

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