MRS Joan May Eldred, of Melbourne Road, Grantham, has died in Grantham Hospital. She was 79.
Born in Grantham, she married Lionel in 1953. They had three children, Carole, Keith and Marc, followed by three grandchildren, Daniel, Vicki and Stacie.
During her working life she had been employed at both Aveling Barford and John Lee as a shorthand typist.
Mrs Eldred was heavily involved with the table tennis club. She loved dancing, knitting, and doing crosswords and puzzles. She also helped out at the archery club.
The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by the Rev John Bruce.
Family mourners included: Carole, Mick and Daniel Musgrave, Keith, Angela, Vicki, Stacie, and Marc.
Other mourners included: Nicola Tilley, Jeremy Palmer, Colin Palmer, Audrey Guy, Sharon Bray, Tim Bray, Janet Eldred, Tony Eldred, Christine and Eddie Hunt, Brian and Elaine Sculthorpe, Sheila Fisher, John and Sue Chapman, Bet Jones, Andrew Eldred, Dennis Eldred, Leigh Bridge, Sue Bridge, Ted Carling, Mr and Mrs K. S. Wright, Mr and Mrs S. Wright, Mr Needham, Betty Engledow, Nina Sleaford, Daryl Needham, Peter Eldred, Robert Eldred, Fiona Salvage, Janet Parkin, Sarah Downs, Alison Durham, David Green, Sue Spencer, Jill Harrison, Barbara and Peter May, Joyce and George Dunn, Geoff and Pat Wench, Nora Bryan, David Sharpe, Jane Sharpe, Sharon Goodridge, Jill Goodridge, Marjorie Sargent, Kevin Goodridge, Malcolm Hall, John Soulsby, Margaret Soulsby, John and Pat Mapletoft, Joyce Roberts, Eva Allen, Mr Vines, Mrs Vines, Nev Eldred, Sally Eldred, Tonicha Eldred, Gill Hoyes, Anthony Yeomans, Brian Phillips, Elisabeth Phillips, Kathy Bowles, Glenys and Trevor Eldred, Paul Eldred, Alex Eldred, Mr Askew, Mr and Mrs A. Shaw, Cliff and Jane Denton, Caroline Holmes, Beryl and Nigel Patchett, Jean and George Meades, Michael Hazelwood, Brenda Meegan, Paul Cameron, Simon Mableson, Val Allen, Mr and Mrs Vale, Kerry Parker and Karen Vooking.
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for Diabetes UK and Arthritis Care.