Obituary: Joan Marie Nystrom

Nov. 20, 1935 – March 24, 2020

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Joan Marie Nystrom, 84, of Baileys Harbor died at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. 

She was born in Chicago to Jacob and Anna J. (Hjornstad) Lura.

In 1955, she married Karl Henry Nystrom. He died in 2017. 

Joan was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor. She enjoyed card club and DC crafts and was a member of the Friendly Crafters group, through which she enjoyed crafting and stamping. With most of her free time, you could find Joan fishing off Anderson Dock. 

Joan is survived by her two sons, David (Susan) Nystrom of Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona, and Dan Daniel Nystrom of Sturgeon Bay. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and daughter, Debra Nystrom.

A service will be held at a later date. 

Donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Joan Nystrom. 

Huehns Funeral Home and Door County Crematory in Sturgeon Bay are assisting the Nystrom family. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos of Joan can be shared through her tribute page at 


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Tel: 800.805.5856

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