July 8, 1933 - December 29, 2020 Joyce "Jo" Morine Wyatt went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 29, 2020 in Burlington, Washington. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Roger Wyatt; daughter, Sandy Calissendorff and her husband John; their children, Mitch and his wife Jamie, Dan, Rachel and Kendall Calissendorff; son, Tony Wyatt, his wife Brit and their three sons, Chris, Matt, and Nick Wyatt. Jo loved her family fiercely, was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother to her seven grandchildren. Jo was born July 8, 1933 in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she lived until attending Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. She graduated in 1955 with a Spanish degree, which she used while working for the General Mills Corporation in Minneapolis as an interpreter for their international business operations. Jo and Roger were married in July of 1957 and moved to Spokane in 1965. They made countless dear friends and enjoyed many years of boating on Lake Pend Oreille until moving to Burlington in 1985. For many years Jo attended and enjoyed serving at Bethany Covenant Church in Mount Vernon. Most recently, Jo served on the diaconate, helping provide for the needs of the community. She spent numerous years volunteering with the Children's Hospital Guild in Skagit County, helping to fund children's medical expenses. Jo had a knack for creating beautiful spaces, which was reflected both in her home and her flower gardens which she so carefully tended. Jo especially enjoyed playing bridge with her good friends at Skagit Valley Country Club. She and Roger enjoyed entertaining, golfing and traveling, taking many wonderful trips together. Jo loved a good party and was definitely "the hostess with the most-est." The family is extremely grateful for the wonderful staff at HomePlace Memory Care in Burlington in caring for Jo so well. No services will be held at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Seattle Children's Hospital.
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