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Joan Daine

JoanDaine 103019 onlineJoan Daine, was born April 11, 1931 and passed on October 13, 2019. She was raised in a small town, Forest River, North Dakota, where everyone knew everyone. In college Joan was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. Then she and her friends all moved to the big city of Los Angeles, where she met her husband Voyd Daine. In 1960, they moved to Los Altos, CA and had 3 daughters; Drew, Barbara and Sally. Joan and Voyd were married 32 yr. until he passed on in 1991. Joan also had 4 grandchildren. She loved going to watch all their sports competitions. Basketball, baseball, swimming, volleyball- you name it, she was there cheering on the sidelines. Joan was a long time member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mt. View and she belonged to the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was preceded in death by her husband, Voyd Daine, her sister Wilma Hurd, and her very special friend, Phil Crill. She is survived by her daughters: Drew Vranicar (Mark), of Santa Clara, Barbara Matsuoka, (Rich) of Santa Clara and Sally Abbott (Gary), of Reno Nevada; her grandchildren Erin Bryan (Andy), of Richmond Virginia, Neil Vranicar, of San Diego, Ryan Matsuoka (Ladyann), of Danville, and Daren Matsuoka (Allie) of Campbell. The Celebration of Joan’s Life will be on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2 pm at Sunny View Manor Cupertino, Ca. For more information go to www.spanglermortuary.com

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