Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 26, 2013

Joan Marie Smith

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Joan Marie Smith, 84, of Traverse City, and formerly of South Branch Township passed away on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.

Joan was born in Hazel Park, Mich. on November 11, 1929, daughter of the late Anna Eliza (MacGregor) Smith and Donald Cronk. She married Ken Smith on Nov. 11, 1949 in Hazel Park.

Joan enjoyed her family, reading, knitting, doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles, and playing board games. She attended Lovells Community Chapel and was a member of T.O.P.S.

She is survived by her husband Ken of 64 years; sons, Stephen (Judy) Smith of Traverse City, Alan (Darlene) Smith of Macomb Township; grandchildren, Cortney Smith, Stephanie Endres, and Derek Smith all of Traverse City; 10 great-grandchildren and sister, Elizabeth Robbins of Little Lake, Mich.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, and four brothers.

Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home followed by Funeral Services at 6 p.m. with Pastor Gary Hopp officiating.

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Memorial contributions may be sent to Munson Hospice and Palliative Care, 1105 Sixth St. Traverse City, MI 49684 in Joan’s memory.

Arrangements entrusted to Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.