Joan C. Spain

Joan C. Spain

July 20, 1934 – September 28, 2020

Age 86

Preceded in death by husband Francis M. Spain.

Survived by children Kelly Karkosky (Steve), Matthew F. Spain (Betz Krutak), Patricia “Tish” Marcum (Greg), and Maureen Lampe (Jerry); grandchildren Alan, Lauren, Jacob, Tabitha, Megan, Nathan, Liam, Blake, Jessica, Jimmy, Morgan, and Matthew; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

The family requests masks and social distancing.

Visitation: Sunday, Oct. 4, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 5:00 p.m., at Bellevue Memorial Chapel.

To view video of the Rosary, click the link below:

Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 2302 Crawford St., Bellevue.


Funeral Mass of Joan C. Spain – 10/5/2020 — Joan was born July 20, 1934. Entered into rest September 28, 2020. Preceded in death by husband Francis M. Spain. Survived by 4 children and in laws. 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews.

Posted by St. Mary's Catholic Church of Bellevue, Nebraska on Monday, October 5, 2020


Interment: Bellevue Cemetery

Memorials will be directed by the family.


  • Joe Troia II Posted September 30, 2020 10:29 am

    So sorry. So lucky we are to have had her in our life. May God Shine his light on her. My condolences.

  • Margaret A. McCoy Posted September 30, 2020 11:28 am

    So sorry to hear about Joan. Great friend all my life. We grew up in Spalding ,Ne. together. She had that Irish wit and big smile all her life. She was the one that introduced Bernie McCoy to me in 1953, and we are married 65 years !! Go rest in peace my friend–
    Margaret Ann and Bernie McCoy

  • Dennis Brawner Posted September 30, 2020 12:00 pm

    Prayers for the entire family, Heavenly father has called another child of his back home.

  • Linda Corcoran Posted October 1, 2020 9:49 am

    So sorry for your loss. May she Rest In Peace and God Bless all of you.

  • Jim & Gaylene Marcum Posted October 1, 2020 9:56 am

    We always loved being with Joan and having her over for events, she was a joy to be with. We will miss her very much. You kids had a great mother & grand-mother. Love you all.

  • Laurie Carrier Posted October 1, 2020 12:32 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you.

  • Whitney Loucks Posted October 1, 2020 8:16 pm

    Tish, our Sympathies for the lost of your mother. Our thoughts are with you and family.
    Tracy and Whitney

  • Susie Doyle Posted October 3, 2020 3:59 am

    So sorry for your loss, praying for your family!!

  • Malorie & Mike Cook Posted October 4, 2020 5:21 pm

    All of our sympathy for your loss…. HUGS!
    M & M

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