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Joanne Nelson

April 4, 1949 June 16, 2019
Joanne Nelson
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Joanne Nelson, 70, of Newaygo, passed away on June 16, 2019. She was born on April 4, 1949 in Newaygo, Michigan. She graduated from Newaygo High School in 1967. On April 13, 1973 she married Leonard Nelson in White Cloud. She started her career at White Cloud Products, Spartan Engineering, G-M Wood Products, and currently was working for West Michigan Janitorial at Newaygo Public Schools. She loved to play Pickle Ball, hanging out with the family, gardening, and always started planning early for the next Easter Egg Hunt, going to the casino, and always loved listening to Elvis. For those who got to spend even a moment of time with her, she would say "You're welcome for that!". Joanne is survived by her brother Dywane (Judy) Babbitt, sister Marian (Keith) Wismar, niece Tracy (Jeff) Wernette; two nephews: Craig Gillette, Dustan (Tamara) Gillette; lots of nieces and nephews, great-Nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews and very special neighbors John and Dolly Smith and Carmon and Jeff Kolenbrander. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Leonard Burdette Nelson, sister Mary Lou Fry, brother Douglas Lee Babbitt, sister Dorothy May Meeuwenberg. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019, 11:00AM at the Newaygo Cemetery with Mr. Mike Armentrout officiating. A luncheon will follow at Cronk's Oakridge Restaurant Banquet Room. Please share your memories of Joanne online at www.fieldsmckinley.com.


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Graveside

Saturday

29

Jun

11:00 AM 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
Newaygo Cemetery

State Rd.
Newaygo, MI 49337

Newaygo Cemetery
State Rd. Newaygo 49337 MI
United States

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Newaygo Cemetery Final Resting Place

State Rd.
Newaygo, MI 49337

State Rd. Newaygo 49337 MI
United States
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