Joan Diane Guptill, age 71, passed away on Friday, October 16th, 2020. Joan was born in Kirkland, Washington, on June 11, 1949 to Ray and Vera Freeman.
She grew up in Woodinville, Washington, graduated from Bothell High School, attended Everett Community College and Washington State University and graduated as a Business Teacher in 1972.
She taught at Lake Roosevelt High School, Kootenai High School near Harrison, Idaho, Almira High School, and Almira Coulee Hartline High School.
Joan was greatly loved by family and friends, and she, in return, loved greatly. Teacher, FBLA leader, church member, swimming teacher, and talkative friend were just a few of her endeavors. Joan loved making new friends, traveling, swimming, music and dancing, visiting and laughing, and her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Dan Guptill; sister Sharon Ballisty; brother, Gary Freeman; sons: Joe Guptill and David Guptill; daughters-in-law: Kasse Guptill and Stephanie Guptill, and her grandchildren: Ashley Guptill and Daniel Guptill. Joan will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her, and we are thankful for all of the memories made together.