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Joan Marie Burden

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Sept. 1, 1932-Oct. 22, 2012

Joan Marie Burden, age 80, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Monday, October 22, 2012 at the Isabella County Medical Care Facility.
A Memorial Service for Joan will be held at the Isabella County Medical Care Facility on Sunday, November 4, 2012, from 1 to 3 p.m. with Rev. Nancy Casey-Fulton officiating. Per the family's wishes, donations to the Isabella County Medical Care Facility Activity Department are requested in lieu of flowers. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel and the Medical Care Facility.
Joan was born on September 1, 1932 in Elizabeth, NJ, the daughter of Elroy and Adline (Wood) Miller. She married Laurence Edward Burden on June 31, 1950. Joan was a member of TOPS, supported the band boosters, and volunteered for the rec. program at listening ear. Joan worked at the Masonic Pathways for over 25 years. Along with being a clown, Joan loved doing arts and crafts and watching Red Wings hockey.
Joan is survived by husband of 62 years, Laurence; children, Kathleen (Ken) Stabelton, Patricia (Trevor) Swanson, David (Marilyn) Burden, and Edie (Leon) Bowerman; 7 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Emil "Bud" Miller-Wood.
You may view Joan's obituary online and send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at
Published in The Morning Sun on Oct. 24, 2012
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