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Joan Carole Kaze

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Joan Carole Kaze, 79, passed away May 9, 2014 at her home in Yuba City.

Born Dec. 9, 1934 to William Elmer Copeland and Margaret Katherine Karolcik in Homestead, PA, she moved to Palo Alto while in elementary school. She met her husband, John, while living in Palo Alto and they were married on Oct. 2, 1953. She was the mother of four children: Jay, Joy, Jeffery & John, grandmother of 22, and great- grandmother of 24.

As a teenager she became proficient at sewing and tailoring. She blessed her family by making wedding dresses for her daughter and granddaughters as well as dresses, suits and toys for her family and the community.

Services will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11:00am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 1470 Butte House Rd, Yuba City. Graveside services at Sutter Cemetery on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:00am.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on May 17, 2014
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