Joan C. Driggs, 88, passed away Feb. 9, 2019, at the Sutherland Care Center. She was born May 28, 1930, to LeRoy E. and Alta I. (Ward) Walker at North Platte. Joan graduated from North Platte High School with the class of 1949.
She was united in marriage to Herbert L. “Herb” Driggs on June 16, 1951. Joan resided in North Platte her entire life. She was employed as a nurse’s aide at Linden Manor and then at Great Plains Regional Medical Center for over 16 years. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the North Platte Volunteer Fire Fighters Ladies Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a sister, Mildred Lorraine Gade.
She is survived by her two sons, Jeffrey C. (Kendra) Driggs of North Platte and Stephen L. Driggs of Lincoln; three grandchildren, Alyssa, Chris (Jade) and Lindsey; and other relatives.
Online condolences may be shared at carpentermemorial.com. A memorial has been established in her memory.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Private burial will follow at North Platte Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m., with family receiving friends from 5 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, at the funeral home. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.