When her husband served as vice president of the United States, she became known as “Joan of Art” for her work supporting fine arts around the world.
The late Joan Mondale will have her name on a newly completed arts building on the Macalester College campus in St. Paul. Mondale was an alumna of the school and a nationally renowned arts advocate. The wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale died earlier this year.
Political dignitaries joined family members at Saturday’s memorial service for Joan Mondale, the wife of a former vice president who was remembered for her passion and persistence about arts, politics and community.
Former President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Joe Biden will pay tribute to Joan Adams Mondale and her two sons will read from Scripture at the former second lady’s memorial service. A program for Saturday’s service provides a look at the service for the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale. It was posted Friday on the website of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis.
Political stars pay their respects to Joan Mondale. Who is coming to town? Click the link to listen to THE MORNING TAKE.
Vice President Joe Biden and former President Jimmy Carter will be among those paying respects to Joan Mondale at a memorial service Saturday in Minneapolis.
Details have been announced for Saturday’s funeral service in Minneapolis for former second lady and arts advocate Joan Mondale.
Gov. Mark Dayton is postponing his hip surgery so he can attend the memorial service for Joan Mondale. The wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale died Monday at age 83.
The Morning Take remembers Joan Mondale. Click the link above to listen.
Joan Mondale was given a grand platform when her husband was elected Jimmy Carter’s vice president in 1976. And she used it. The avid arts advocate lobbied Congress and the states for more spending on arts programs, and she traveled frequently to museums, theaters and artists’ studios on the administration’s behalf.
Joan Mondale, the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, has died. Officials at Westminster Presbyterian Church said she died Monday afternoon. She was 83.
The wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale has entered hospice care. A statement released Sunday on behalf of the Mondale family says Joan Mondale entered hospice care Friday. The statement was released by Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, where the Mondales have been longtime members.