Margaret Joan Koeder Gottschalk passed away September 27 at St. Louis Baptist Hospital. Joan was born February 20, 1935, in Sherburn, Minnesota, to Raymond and Mabel Koeder. Her family moved to Nevada in 1949, where she attended school and graduated from Nevada High School in 1953. Joan was married to Donald Gottschalk in 1955 and they lived their entire married life in the St. Louis area.


Survivors are her husband, Don; children, John (Rita) Gottschalk, Cheryl (Robert) Nolda and Donna (Michael) Howarth; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and a brother, Bill (Georgiann) Koeder of Nevada.


Joan was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Kathryn Weitkamp and brother-in-law Donald Weitkamp.


Services will be Tuesday, Oct. 3, in All Saints Catholic Church, St. Peters, Mo.