Joan Priscilla Popejoy, 93, of Greeley, passed away January 8, 2019.
She was born December 1, 1925 to Henry and Signe Halverson in Chicago, Illinois.
Joan was an Elementary school teacher in Illinois and Colorado. She met her husband Bill while attending Colorado State College (University of Northern Colorado) while studying for her Master’s degree in Education.
She was a local award-winning horticulturist. Loved to travel the world as an avid photographer, including traveling to her family’s origin of Norway. In the later years she and Bill would winter in Arizona to be closer to family.
She was a member of several local Garden Clubs, Weld County Genealogy Society, Audubon Society and Travel & Gourmet Dinner Clubs.
She is survived by her husband Dr. William and son Dean, of Greeley. Joan was preceded in death by her brother, John Henry Halverson of Tucson, Arizona.
There will be no local services held.