Joann Mirly

Friday, September 10, 2004

Joann K. Dahme Mirly, 60, asleep in Jesus Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004.

Beloved wife of the Rev. Ray G. Mirly of St. Louis County; loving mother of Dawn (Charles) Weinstock of Kirkwood, Mo., and Todd (Ksenia) Mirly of St. Louis County; dearest grandmother of Daniel and Joseph Weinstock and Nathaniel Mirly; dear sister of Arlowyn Boelkelheide of Aberdeen, S.D., Myrna Swanson of Brainerd, Minn., Alan Dahme of Mina, S.D., the late Doris Dahme and Yvonne Schroeder; dear daughter-in-law of Charlotte (Wilbert) Tiedt of Cape Girardeau and the late Raymond Mirly; dear sister-in-law, aunt, niece, cousin, and friend of many.

Mrs. Mirly was assistant library director 28 years at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. She earned a bachelor of science degree from Concordia University in Seward, Neb., and a M.L.S. from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich.

This year she received the Crest of Christ award from Concordia University for outstanding service to the church. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, past district president of Lutheran Women's Missionary League, and member of Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod President's Commission on Women.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Baumann Colonial Chapel, 2504 Woodson Road, Overland, Mo., and from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Timothy and Titus Chapel at Concordia Seminary, 801 DeMun, Clayton, Mo.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the seminary chapel. Private burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 9733 Olive Boulevard, Olivette, Mo., 63132; Concordia Seminary Library, 901 DeMun, Clayton, Mo., 63105; Concordia University (Our Treasured Friends), 800 N. Columbia, Seward, Neb., 68434; or The A.L.S. Association, 5615 Pershing Avenue, St. Louis, Mo., 63112.