JoAnn Page |

JoAnn Page

Graveside services for JoAnn (Youngman) Page of Grass Valley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Page died Sunday, Jan. 2, after a battle with cancer. She was 69.

She was born Dec. 20, 1935, in Grass Valley, to William and Frances (Cilione) Youngman. She was a third-generation Nevada County resident. She graduated from Grass Valley High School in 1954, and married Richard Page on Nov. 17, 1956, in Reno, Nev. Prior to her marriage, she worked as a nurse at Jones Hospital in Grass Valley and at Nevada County General Hospital in Nevada City. She then worked with her husband operating the Gold Bowl Bowling Alley and Restaurant. She enjoyed her family, especially her two grandsons. She also enjoyed cooking and gardening in her yard.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Richard Page of Grass Valley; daughter, Brenda Applegate of Grass Valley; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Tim Rowe of Grass Valley; grandsons Ryan Applegate and Jimmy Rowe of Grass Valley; father, William Youngman of Grass Valley; brothers Sam and Ron Youngman both of Grass Valley; sisters-in-law Leesa, Bonnie and Teresa Youngman all of Grass Valley, and Loretta (Page) Rainbolt of Paradise; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother, Frances Youngman, in 1968; and brother, Bill Youngman in 2001.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Thrift or the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

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