Joan Faye "Jody" File
July 1, 2021
Joan Faye "Jody" File, the daughter of Elvin and Ruby (Vignery) McElroy, was born on June 12, 1933, in Jewell City, Kan. She died June 23, at her home near Courtland, at the age of 88 years, and 11 days.
Jody was a 1951 graduate of the Mankato High School. She was a member of the Lovewell Methodist Church where she taught the children's choir. On Feb. 9, 1952, she was united in marriage to Merle Lee File in Jeffersonville, Ind. To this union five children were born. She was a member of the MNO (Monday Night Out) Bridge Club and the 8-12 Bridge Club.
Jody was preceded in death by her pa...