ULYSSES — Joan Hinkle, 80, of Ulysses, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at Western Prairie Senior Living in Ulysses.

She was born April 16, 1938, in Sheldon, Iowa, to Liston and Harriet (Nirk) Bridwell.

She moved to Kansas in 1948. She married Herman Hinkle on April 7, 1956, in Johnson City.

She became a certified nurse’s aide at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital and then a physical therapist assistant at Western Prairie Care Home.

She is survived by two daughters, Cindy LaFever and Mary Warren, both of Ulysses; a brother, Gary Bridwell of Independence; sisters, Darlene Blake of Great Bend, Dorothy Anderson of Ulysses, and Sherry Harris of Mount Juliet, Tenn.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herman; a son, Danny Hinkle; brothers, Bob Bridwell and Carl Bridwell; and sisters, Emily Walsh, Patty Jacobs and Kathy Peirce.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ulysses Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Lung Association, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.