Lesandra Carolyn Joyner, a lifetime member of St. Patrick Church, died Nov. 28. She was 96. 

Mrs. Joyner was born March 14, 1916, and she grew up in Northwest Portland. She graduated from Commerce High School in 1934. She married William Joyner in 1944. He died in 1946. She attended Oregon State College in Corvallis. Eventually, Lesandra became a private secretary, a position she held for 35 years, first at M. Trumbo Co., a wholesale building materials firm, which was bought out by Oregon Pacific, and which, eventually, became Sequoia Supply.

She was preceded in death by her five siblings. She is survived by her daughter, Lynn (Rocky Harris); and six grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, at St. Patrick Church.