Joan Kroc

American philanthropist (1928–2003)

Joan Beverly Kroc (née Mansfield, previously Smith; August 27, 1928 – October 12, 2003), also known as Joni,[2] was an American philanthropist and third wife of McDonald's CEO Ray Kroc.

Joan Kroc
Born
Joan Beverly Mansfield

(1928-08-27)August 27, 1928
DiedOctober 12, 2003(2003-10-12) (aged 75)
Rancho Santa Fe, California, U.S.
Resting placeEl Camino Memorial Park
Sorrento Valley, San Diego, California
NationalityUnited States
Political partyDemocratic[1]
Spouse(s)
  • Rawland F. Smith
    (m. 1945; div. 1969)
  • Ray Kroc
    (m. 1969; died 1984)
Children1

ReferencesEdit

  1. "'Ray And Joan' Chronicles Complex Life Of Kroc's Philanthropic Wife". NPR.org. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  2. Anderson, Robert; Kroc, Ray (1987). Grinding it out : the making of McDonald's (St. Martin's pbk. ed.). [New York]: St. Martin's Paperbacks. ISBN 0312929870. Retrieved 3 January 2017.