Hastings resident Joan Carnell Wallis Glassmyer, 82, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019, at Providence Place, Hastings, NE.
Celebration of Life services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, December 27, at the Church of Christ (12 th & Laird) in Hastings with Minister Russ Dudrey officiating. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, NE. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday with family present at the funeral home. Memorials in Joan’s honor may be made to Nebraska Youth Camp at 65 Sweetwater Avenue S, Kearney, NE 68847 or to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Joan was born to Arthur and Louise Wallis on July 8, 1937, in Newport, AR. She met Dean Glassmyer while living in Little Rock, AR, and they were married on November 6, 1959. Joan and Dean had four children: Eric, Wallis, Robert, and Michael. Through his service in the Air Force, Dean and Joan moved their family to Hastings in 1972 and loved the community so much that they made it their permanent home after retirement. Joan enjoyed cooking, taking care of her family, was an avid bowler, cheered for the Nebraska Huskers and Arkansas Razorbacks, and was very active in her church.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Jack, Buddy, Billy, and Jimmy; three sisters, Norma Jean, Dorothy, and Nadine; and her beloved husband, Dean.
Eric Glassmyer – Hastings, NE
Wallis (Diane Rewerts) Glassmyer – Hastings, NE
Robert (Katrina) Glassmyer – Hastings, NE
Michael Glassmyer – Hastings, NE
Jeff Glassmyer – OR
Joseph (Ellen) Glassmyer – Lincoln, NE
Erica (Andrew) Adams – Hastings, NE
Jillian Glassmyer – OR
Jackson Glassmyer – Hastings, NE
Charles Cordell – Newport, AR
Joan Glassmyer – PA
Lois Wallis – Nixa, MO
Lois Wallis – Newport, AR
Paula Wallis – San Antonio, TX
Many Nieces & Nephews