Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Joan R. Fear, 90, Des Moines

A memorial service for Joan R. Fear will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2024, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery at Spencer. Warner Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Joan Rae (Fick) Fear was born Feb. 9, 1934 to Herman and Alma (Hirt) Fick in Hartley. She attended school in Hartley. She loved music and playing the piano. In high school she was the bass drummer in the marching band. She graduated from Hartley High School as Valedictorian in 1952.

She married Dawain Fear on J...