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Donna Joann Sears Brown
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1936
Sault Sainte Marie
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 2009
Sault Sainte Marie
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA

Donna Joann Brown, of Sault Ste. Marie, MI passed away Nov 24, 2009 at War Memorial Hospital.
Joann was born in Sault Ste. Marie, MI on Nov 30, 1936 the daughter of the late Gayle and Viola (McQueen) Sears. She graduated from Sault High School with the class of 1955. She worked, over the years, as a daycare provider for dozens of area children. More recently she worked as a Bingo Caller at the Kewadin Casino. She loved to help people no matter what the circumstances were and she was rarely seen without someone by her side. She enjoyed cooking, baking, knitting and bingo, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and the rest of her family.
Joann is survived by her husband: Carl A McKerchie of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; four children: Cheryl (Chuck) Lounds of Kincheloe, MI, Richard (Patti) Brown, Jr. of Rudyard, MI, Patti (Greg) Wolford of Door, MI, and Sarah Gobler of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; eleven grandchildren: Charlie, Bryan, Keith, Tiffany, Rick, Mindy, Ryan, Mickey, C.J., Sonny, and Bazzil; and a great grandson: Hunter. She is also survived by a brother: James (Peewee) Sears of Goodrich, MI; three sisters: Carol (Charles) Marks and Bev Bennetti both of Wisconsin, and Sharon (Jon) Morley of Sugar Island, MI; and many nieces and nephews.
Joann was preceded in death by her parents: Gayle and Viola (McQueen) Sears; her son: James P Brown; a son-in-law: Jeff Gobler; and a great grandson: Rory Lounds. 
Family links: 
  H Gayle Sears (1912 - 1967)
  Viola McQueen Sears (1917 - 1983)
Hill Crest Cemetery
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Joe Gibbens
Record added: Jan 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83705109
Donna Joann <i>Sears</i> Brown
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