Joan Margaret Cahoy
, 90, of Sun Lakes, Arizona and formerly of Lincoln, Nebraska passed away on February 12, 2019. Joan was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mayme Sheehan, two brothers, Robert and Leslie Sheehan and sister, Marie Sheehan and grandson, Ryan McMullan. She is survived by her husband Dr. Harold Cahoy, whom she married in 1958 and their children Ann Cahoy Okner (Marc), Susan McMullan (Bob), Patrick H. Cahoy, (Laura) and Mary Lipinsky, (Joe). And grandchildren Kyle and Allison (Ally) McMullan and Tyler (TJ) and Maggie Lipinsky.
Joan graduated valedictorian from Union High School in Rural LeMars, Iowa. She received a Bachelor of Science and teaching degree from Briar Cliff College in Sioux City, Iowa and a Master of Science degree from the University of Iowa. She took her dietetic internship at University of Iowa Hospitals. She was a registered dietitian until her retirement.
Joan loved her grandchildren and Nebraska Cornhusker football. She lived her life with abounding grace, a kind spirit and a tender heart, She deeply cherished her husband of 60 years, Harold, and their four children.