Joan Cobb

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Joan Cobb

April 24, 1937 -July 18, 2021

TRENTON, Neb. Joan Cobb, 84, of Trenton, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 18, 2021, at Community Hospital in McCook.

She was born April 24, 1937, in Olathe, Colo., to Dorman and Darlene (Silver) Cobb and later moved to Hitchcock County, Neb. She attended country grade school and graduated from Trenton High School in 1954. Joan attended McCook Junior College and graduated from Kearney State College. She taught elementary school for 42 years, including several rural schools and for 33 years at Culbertson Grade School.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Royce; grandparents, James L. and Chloe B. (Persinger) Cobb and Clarence and Mary (Fleming) Silver; one niece and one nephew.

Joan is survived by her nephew, Brent Cobb of McCook, and nieces, Nancy (Randy) Nelson of Lincoln and Katherine Cobb of Mesa, Ariz.; six great-nieces and great-nephews; a step-niece and step-nephew; and numerous great-grand nieces and great-grand nephews and great-step nieces and great-step nephews.

Cremation was chosen and a private family graveside service will take place at a later date in the Trenton Cemetery.

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Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.