Obituary: Joan Therese McKenzie |

Obituary: Joan Therese McKenzie

November 25, 1931 – October 28, 2011

Joan Therese McKenzie, age 80, passed away quietly at home October 28, 2011. She was born to John and Nora McFadden on November 25, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Squires, formerly of Gardnerville; and Miles McFadden of Gardnerville. Joan is survived by her husband, Bill; brother, Dan McFadden and niece, Danielle McFadden of Phoenix, Ariz., niece Kerry Paradise of Reno, Erin Roessler of Santa Cruz and nephew, Miles Marken of San Francisco.

In 1963, Joan and Mary founded Tiny Piny Child Care in South Lake Tahoe. Joan loved skiing and ice skating. She loved and was dedicated to her family and was a member of the St. Gall Community. A Mass and Service will be held on Friday, November 25, 2011 at 1:00pm at St. Gall Catholic Church, Gardnerville.