Joann Lindsey, age 84, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Spectrum Health-Kelsey Campus. She was born on July 6, 1929 in Lakeview, the daughter of Charles and Myrtle (Larsen) Maltritz. She was raised in the Amble and Lakeview areas and graduated from Lakeview High School in 1948.
On June 12, 1948, Joann married Gerald Lee Lindsey in Lakeview, Michigan. She was employed as a Department Manager at Leppinks for 24 years and at Moblos Pharmacy for 12 years. Joann enjoyed knitting, sewing, shopping, spending time at Bear Lake, golfing and bowling. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Lakeview.
Joann is survived by her husband of 66 years, Gerald; three sons: Daniel (Terry) Lindsey of Six Lakes, Michael (Kristen) Lindsey of Lakeview and Terry (Teresa) Lindsey of Lakeview; grandchildren: Auburn (Travis) Powell, Joshua (Hillary) Lindsey, Jourdan Lindsey, Jolie (Chris) Allen, Jonathan (Liz) Lindsey, Benjamin Lindsey, Morgan and Shawn Lindsey; great grandchildren: C.J. Allen, Amelia and Charlotte Lindsey; and an adorable and spoiled Lhasa Apso, Buddy.
Joann was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Myrtle; a daughter, Linda; and two sisters: Evelyn Hage and Arlene Hansen.
A memorial service honoring Joann’s life will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Brigham Funeral Chapel, 9977 W. Howard City Edmore Road in Lakeview with Pastor Dave England officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service (12 to 1 p.m.). A luncheon will follow the memorial service at the Brigham Funeral Chapel banquet hall.
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