Joan E. Zamaites, 87, of Williamsburg, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was born Aug. 26, 1930 in Flint the daughter of Charles and Winifred (Brockriede) Jarboe.
Joan graduated from St. Michaels High School in 1948 and married Earl E. Zamaites on Dec. 15, 1951.
Surviving Joan are her children, Nancy (Jon) Lauckner, Gary (Kristina) Zamaites, Steven Zamaites, Sandra (Mark) Walter and David (Michelle) Zamaites; 11 grandchildren; her sisters, Lucille Weycker and Jean (Joe) Wargo; sisters-in-law, Helen Jarboe and Judy (John) McLaren; and brother-in-law, Carl Smith.
Preceding Joan in death were her husband, Earl; brother, Lloyd Jarboe; brother-in-law, Leonard Weycker; and sister-in-law, Wilma Smith.
A Catholic Mass will be celebrated in the spring at St. Mary of the Woods Church in Kalkaska.
Published on January 5, 2018