“JOAN” of Bloomfield Hills, went home to be with her Lord on January 12, 2018 at 76 years of age. Born January 30, 1941 in Detroit, the daughter of the late James and Thelma Counsell. Beloved wife of Ronald J. Case for 52 years. She is also survived by her brothers Mike and Howard and sisters Dianna and Bobbie; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and a large extended family. She is preceded in death by her brothers Don, Ron and Frank and sister Barbara. Joan retired from Bloomfield Township after many years of service; her last years serving as Personal Property Assessor. She was a faithful member of Waterford Church of Christ, where she taught Sunday school for many years. In her free time Joan enjoyed doing art work, turning out beautiful pieces of art; she also loved collecting figurines.
Tuesday from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME – WATERFORD.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m. with an instate time of 10:30 a.m. at Waterford Church of Christ (4991 Williams Lake Rd., Waterford). Kerry W. Williams, minister officiating. Private burial at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy.
Memorial donations may be directed to American Diabetes Association, Waterford Church of Christ or Shults-Lewis Children’s Home.
Ron, We are so sorry to hear about Joan. May God bless you with he peace only He can give. Ron and Mary Doederlein
Ron, David, Bobbie & family: I am so sorry for the loss of Joan. I wish I was able to personally pay my respects. My prayers are with you all this week.
So sorry, Ron and family. We know Joan is in a good place, and it is hardest on those left here. What a beautiful Christian woman of character and an example for others. Keeping all of those close to Joan in thoughts and prayers. I know she will be greatly missed by so many.
Russ & Lisa Ahrens
Although no words can really help to ease the loss you are feeling, just know that you are in our every thought and prayer