Born: January 12, 1944
Died: March 02, 2014
Joan Marie Bretz, age 70, resident of Bad Axe,formerly of Caro, passed in peace Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Huron County Medical Care Facility.
She was born January 12, 1944 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late John and Helen (Maul) Perry.
Joan was united in marriage to Raymond Clare Bretz. He preceded her in death on August 16, 1986.
She was the loving mother of Marilyn Barriger, Tina Smith, John Klinesmith, Mary (Gerald) Hass, Sally (Andy) Kushion, Harry, Jerry and Angel Klinesmith; 20 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Dorothy and Janet Perry and Jessie Duey; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and extended family.
Joan will be fondly remembered by family and friends as a loving mother, grandmother and friend.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the MacAlpine Mac Chapel, Bad Axe with visitation at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be offered to the Family Discretionary Fund. Condolences may be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com.