Elizabeth ‘Joan’ Sundstrom

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Elizabeth ‘Joan’ Sundstrom, 83, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, March 5, 2019, at Lakeview Assisted Living Facility in Gladstone.

Joan was born on Oct. 22, 1935, in Escanaba, the only daughter of the late John and Marcella (Breault) Skradski. She was raised in Gladstone and was a graduate of Gladstone High School.

On Oct. 1, 1960, Joan was united in marriage to Donald Sundstrom and together the couple made their home and raised their daughter, Julie, in Gladstone. Joan and Don owned and operated Sundstrom Electric for many years until their retirement. Don preceded Joan in death on June 4, 2013.

Joan was an active member of All Saints Church in Gladstone and was proud of her 35-year commitment to the Gladstone Housing Commission. Her family and grandchildren were always an enjoyment in her life.

Joan is survived by: daughter, Julie (Tim) Waibel; granddaughters, Madelyn and Grace Waibel. She is further survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joan’s parents, John and Marcella and her husband of 51 years, Don, preceded her in death.

Joan’s family will receive guests on Tuesday, March 12, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will follow visiting hours at 4 p.m. on Tuesday at All Saints Church in Gladstone with Rev. Fr. Jamie Ziminski officiating. Luncheon will follow at the Gladstone Yacht Club. Memorial contributions in Joan’s name may be directed to the U.P. Honor Flight or OSF Hospice. Envelopes will be available throughout visiting hours. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be offered at www.skradskifuneralhomes.com