Joan Edson Belisle Madia

Joan Edson Belisle Madia
Joan Edson Belisle Madia

Joan Edson Belisle Madia On April 13, three days after her 82nd birthday, Joan Edson Belisle Madia passed away from natural causes. Joan was born in Fullerton, California to Royce and Phyllis Edson and spent much of her childhood on her grandparents’ avocado farm in Brea, CA and at their beach house in Newport Beach. She moved to Long Beach while in grammar school. A graduate of Naples Elementary, Rogers Junior High and Wilson high school, Joan married Bruce Belisle in 1949 and had two children, Debbie and Michael. In1973, she moved to Sheridan, Wyoming to marry Sheridan native, John J. “Chig” Madia until Chig died in early 1998. They lived in Dietz, home of the Country Nite Club. Joan spent the latter years of her life with her childhood sweetheart, Col. Ernie Evans, USMC (Ret), when they reunited after the passing of their respective spouses. The pair lived in Long Beach, CA. Joan is survived by her son, Michael Belisle, daughter Debbie Ryker and four grandchildren: Sean, Derek and Samantha Belisle and Courtney Sembler.

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