Joan I. Kimball, 90, was skater with Ice Capades

By on January 22, 2014

Joan I. Kimball

Joan I. Kimball

Joan I. Kimball, 90, formerly of Rehoboth Beach, Del., died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Ephrata Manor.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, a daughter of the late Earl W. and Gladys J. (Rippon) McLeod, she was the wife of Dr. Richard H. Kimball, Ephrata, for 61 years. Joan was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ, Ephrata, and was a professional skater with the “Ice Capades.” Also surviving is a daughter: Debra A. (D. Robert) Thompson, Ephrata; a son: William G. Kimball, married to Dennis Grundlock, Provincetown, Mass.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a brother: Donald (Ann) McLeod, Toronto, Canada.

A private memorial service will be held from her church with inurnment in Bethany Cemetery, Ephrata.

Rather than flowers, contributions to Hospice & Community Care, Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

Good Funeral Home has been entrusted to arrangements. For online condolences, visit

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