Death of Joan Mondale

August 8, 1930 - February 3, 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota | Age 83

Former 2nd lady dies at age 83
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BRIAN BAKST, The Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Joan Mondale, who burnished a reputation as "Joan of Art" for her passionate advocacy for the arts while her husband was vice president and a U.S. ambassador to Japan, died Monday. She was 83.

Mondale's husband Walter, sons Ted and William and other family members were by her side when she died, the family said in a statement released by their church. The family had announced Sunday that she had gone into hospice...

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