ROCK - Joan Catherine (Fort) Micheau, 72, of Rock, was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Joan was born July 18, 1940, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Ellen Fort of Marinette, Wis. Joan married Wayne M. Micheau in July of 1983.
Joan was an active member of the VFW Post 1887 in Menominee, Mich., for 31 years. She loved her bowling, darts, and her favorite was bingo and her occasional trips to the casino. Joan was known for her fun loving personality, and her love for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Joan Catherine (Fort) Micheau
In addition to her husband Wayne, survivors include: children, Terri (George) MacNeil of Menominee, Mich., Raymond Clark of Stanford, Mt., Lori Powell of Rock, Mich., and Harry (Lori) Clark of Lolo, Mt.; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Janice Smith of Menominee, Mich., William (Pearl) Fort of Marinette, Wis., Rosemary Mathias of Marinette, Wis., Gloria (John) Lemire of Mesa, Ariz., and Roger (Mary) Fort of Menominee, Mich.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; the entire "Micheau" family, and good friends, Mary, Debbie and Kay.
In addition to her parents, her sisters, Barb and Judy; brother, David; and grandson, Cameron preceded Joan in death.
Joan's family will receive friends on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel in Rock. Funeral services celebrating the life Joan Catherine (Fort) Micheau will follow at 6 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel in Rock with Pastor Mike Lepisto officiating. Luncheon will follow in the Rock Bible Chapel Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Joan may be directed to the family.
The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone are assisting the Micheau family. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com where you can express your sympathy to the Micheau family, or to leave a memory tribute about Joan.