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1935 Margaret 2022

Joan M. Danforth

September 30, 1935 — June 7, 2022

Joan M Danforth of Forney, Texas passed away on Tuesday June 7, 2022.

Joan was born on September 30, 1935 in Manhattan, Kansas, to August and Mary Brinker. On June 6, 1952, Joan married Walter Danforth. She was retired as a Regional Property Manager. Many of Joan’s hobbies included camping, reading, cards, and crocheting.

Joan is survived by her children and their spouses, Christy Portillo and Jorge of Garland, Texas, Shirley Dorn and Greg  of Forney, Texas, Jacquelin Carly and Ricky of Rockwall, Texas; granddaughters and their spouses, Sheila Hammer and Ronald  of Mesquite, Texas, Gina Villafana and Rafael  of Mesquite, Texas, Leslie Davila and Nathan  of Garland, Texas, Callie Portillo  of Garland, Texas; grandsons and spouses, Michael Rich and Belinda  of Garland, Texas, Justin Rich  of Rockwall, Texas, Jacob Portillo and Monica  of Forney, Texas, Thomas Portillo  of San Antonio, Texas, Trevor Portillo  of Garland, Texas, Daniel Dorn and Christianne  of Rockwall, Texas, Mathew Dorn and Kristen of Carrollton, Texas James Dorn and Bethany  of Sachse, Texas, Amber Danforth and Jarrad  of  Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Elizabeth Wheeler and Brian  of Rockwall, Texas, Cimin Underwood and Jackey  of Rockwall, Texas Brian Salahi and BryAnn  of Spring, Texas, and Timothy Salahi and Pia  of Fate Texas; along with numerous great grandchildren.

Joan is preceded in death by her parents August and Mary Brinker of Manhattan, Kansas; husband Walter Danforth of Forney, Texas her son John Danforth of Forney, Texas; her brother Lawrence Brinker of Kansas, and her sisters Lorraine Leonard of Manhattan, Kansas, and Kate O'Connor of Kansas.

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