Joan Marie Ware, 86, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side, Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Sacramento CA. A native Californian, born September 17, 1931, in Sacramento, CA; the only child of Ernest &; Georgie Schweitzer. She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Billy F. Ware. She is survived by her three daughters; Sondra Lathe of Sacramento, CA, Linda Haughton (Marc) of Wichita, KS and Mara Nursement (Mike) of Alta, CA; four grandchildren; Nicholas, Marcus, Alicia &; Christopher as well as four great grandchildren, numerous nieces &; nephews and a host of friends. Joan was a lifelong San Francisco 49er Fan, a member of the Women of the Moose, loved quarter midget, sprint car and AMA Flat track racing, riding motorcycles, Christmas and her Santa collection, loved sports in general, the ocean, her family and spending time with her grandchildren. At her request a “;Celebration of Life”; will be held on Saturday, June 2nd from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for all family and friends to attend, at her home in Sacramento, CA. Please contact Mara Nursement 916.803.1205 for the address and/or directions. Final Interment will be private and held at Oddfellows cemetery in Sacramento, CA.
Source: Sacramento Bee, The (CA) – Wednesday, May 23, 2018