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Joanna Edmonson
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Joanna Edmonson, age 96, of Lapeer, formerly of Royal Oak, died Thursday, January 25, 2018. She was born June 28, 1921 in Lakewood, Ohio, to William and Myrta (Kempf) Edmonson. Recently Joanna had been living in the Traverse City area, to be near her family.

Joanna was a high school teacher and counselor for the Royal Oak School System, retiring in 1979. After retiring, she moved to Lapeer and became an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Joanna enjoyed gardening, pets and time spent with her many wonderful friends here in Lapeer.

Ms. Edmonson is survived by her dear nephew: William K. (Cindy) Edmonson of Williamsburg, Michigan; great nephews: Will (Julie) Edmonson of Kalkaska and Shane (Jenny) Edmonson of Williamsburg; great-great nephews: Nathan, Elliott and Evan; and cousin: Rich (Linda) Coons of York, Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by her parents: William P. and Myrta Edmonson; and brothers: John K. Edmonson and William J. (Grace) Edmonson.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church in Lapeer, The Salvation Army, Eastern Michigan Division, 16130 Northland Drive, Southfield, MI 48075 or Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan, 1333 Brewery Park Blvd., Suite 100, Detroit, MI 48207.

A memorial service in honor of Joanna’s life will be held 11:00AM Wednesday, January 31, 2018, in the Chapel, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1310 North Main Street, Lapeer, MI 48446. Rev. Grant Lobb will officiate the service, followed immediately by a funeral luncheon at the church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church, from 10-11AM. In accordance with Joanna’s wishes cremation has taken place, her cremains will be buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com.


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1310 N. Main Street
Lapeer, MI 48446

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31

Jan

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Trinity United Methodist Church

1310 N. Main Street
Lapeer, MI 48446


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Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

1333 Brewery Park Blvd, Ste. 100
Detroit, Michigan 48207

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16130 Northland Drive
Southfield, Michigan 48075

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1310 N. Main Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
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