H. JoAnne Valentine, 85, North Manchester, IN died at 9:35 p.m. Sunday, December 25, 2011 in Timbercrest Healthcare Center. She was born October 18, 1926 in Monroe Township, Kosciusko County, IN to Floyd V. & Marie (Fox) Newcomer. She graduated valedictorian from Sidney (IN) High School Class of 1944. On February 14, 1948 she married Charles E. (Gene) Valentine. She was a Vice President and Trust Officer at Norwest Bank, formerly Lincoln Natinal Bank at Fort Wayne, IN. She retired in 1995. JoAnne was a member of Manchester Church of the Brethren, North Manchester, IN and served on the boards of United Way, YWCA and YMCA. She was Regional Chairman of National Bank Woman's Association and formerly served as Chairperson of Lincolnshire Church of the Brethren Board. She helped to organize the Brethren Benefit Trust. She was a former member of the Board of Trustees of Manchester College and the Board of Trustees of Timbercrest Senior Living Community. She is survived by her husband Charles E. (Gene) Valentine, North Manchester, IN; one son, David E. (Viv) Valentine, Pretty Lake, IN; one brother, Hubert (Alice) Newcomer, North Manchester, IN; one sister, Vivian Miller, North Manchester, IN; one grandson and two great grandchildren. One brother and three sisters are deceased. Services will be January 8, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. in Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 East Street North Manchester, IN. The family will receive friends following the service in the Assembly Room at Timbercrest Senior Living Community, North Manchester, IN. Pastor Kurt Borgmann will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Creek Cemetery, Sidney, IN. For those who wish to honor the memory of JoAnne Valentine, memorial contriburitons may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 710 W. 168th Street, New York, NY 10032 or Heifer Project International, PO Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203. Arrangements entrusted to McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, IN. To send a private condolence to the Valentine family, use the Condolence link on the Homepage.