Joan was a beautician for 57 years. She loved Bingo, being with her family, and her orange cars.
Surviving are: 3 daughters, Mary (Robert) Everitt-Lytle, Dawn (Mike) Kent, Paulette (Michael) Henderson; 2 sons, Edmund (Lori) Waldo and Raymond (Tammy) Waldowski; 11 grandchildren, Tricia, Charlene, Chelly, Cheryl, Charles, Michael, Raymond Jr., Dalton, Michael, Skylyn, Mikeisha and Cecil; 14 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; niece, Linda Bellmore; and nephew, Robert Bellmore. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Charles Everitt; brother, Don Bellmore; and her parents, Robert and Mary Hatch.
The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with interment to follow in East Lawn Memory Gardens. Her family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lansing & Ionia in memory of Joan Everitt.