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Joan Mondale, wife of former U.S. Vice President, dies at 83

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By David Bailey, Reuters

MINNEAPOLIS - Joan Mondale, the wife of former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale and a champion of the arts, died on Monday, her family said in a statement. She was 83.


Mondale died with the former vice president, her sons Ted and William, and other family members at her side, said the statement released through their church. She entered hospice care on Friday. The family did not provide details on her illness.

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