Joan Bane entered rest on June 5, 2018, in New Braunfels, Texas, after a courageous 1-year battle with cancer.  
Joan was born Sept. 6, 1935, to George and Clara Neeman in Nebraska City.
Joan grew up in Nebraska City and graduated from Nebraska City Senior High School.  
She lived a majority of her life in Nebraska City, where she was a homemaker for many years.  
She and Darrel  moved to South Texas  upon his retirement.  
Joan was the happiest when spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she adored.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Darrel R. Bane; daughter, Julie Vasey and Mark of Lincoln; son, Lonnie Bane and Darla of New Braunfels; grandchildren, Corey Vasey and Taylor of Lincoln; Scott Vasey of Princeton, Texas; Amie Chambers and Justin of Spring, Texas; Chelsie Batterton and Andrew of  The Woodlands, Texas; and Lexie Copeland and Casey of Littleton, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Felix Vasey, Reese Chambers, Bennett Batterton, Beau Batterton, Beckham Batterton, Ellie Grace Copeland, and Jacob Copeland.
A memorial service to honor Joan’s life will be held in Nebraska City in the coming weeks.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 611 N Walnut Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78130.