Joan Banks, 73, had family in area towns
She was born Nov. 12, 1935, in Norwalk, the daughter of the late Arthur and Marjorie (Iskiyan) Wheeler.
She graduated from Americo Academy of Beauty and worked as a beautician for several years, then worked at Danbury Hospital Family Birth Center until her retirement.
She was predeceased by her husband,
She is survived by a son, Arthur William Banks of Putney, Vt.; a daughter, Dawn Marion (Banks) Moore and her husband David of Kent; and a daughter-in-law, Mary (Anderson) Elston of Bozeman, Mont.; six grandchildren, David (DJ), Dylan, Devin and
A memorial service was held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Brookfield.
Memorials may be made to the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 119 Junction Road, Brookfield, CT 06804.