• Tue 93°F / 52°F

Joan Mondale, Wife of Former VP Walter Mondale, Dies at 83

Betty Galella/WireImage(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Joan Mondale, the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, died Monday afternoon, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. She was 83.

The Star Tribune reported that over the weekend, Mrs. Mondale had been moved into a hospice facility from her home in Minneapolis.

Mondale, who promoted the arts during her husband's vice presidency, died surrounded by family, including her husband and two sons, Ted and William.

Memorial services are scheduled to take place Saturday in downtown Minneapolis.

Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.