Joan R. (Gucky) McKenzie

ESCANABA — Joan R. (Gucky) McKenzie, 89, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday, Oct., 31, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.

Joan was born in Mellen, Wis., on Jan. 17, 1928, daughter of William and Marie (Nordell) Grenfell.

She and her husband owned and operated a Christmas tree farm in Pine Ridge for many years.

Among survivors are her husband, Sidney McKenzie; children, Judy (Floyd) Nelson, John (Arlene) Gucky, Janet (Dennis) Roberts and Jim (Theresa) Gucky; grandchildren, Todd Nelson, Julie Viau, Scott Gucky, Rebecca Hallmark, Eric Roberts, Jeremy Gucky and Jessica Royer; 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, William and Marie, Joan was preceded in death by her first husband, John S. Gucky, and brothers, Thomas, Gerald and Jack.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.