Joel H. Garretson, 89, of Salem, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
A graveside memorial service will be held at a later date at the Salem East Cemetery in Salem. Those considering an expression of sympathy can direct those to the Salem Crew Library and the Salem East Cemetery. The Kimzey Funeral Home of Mount Pleasant is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be sent at kimzeyfuneralhome.com.