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Joan Lucille Vrooman

September 2, 1940 June 25, 2018
Joan Lucille Vrooman
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Joan Lucille Vrooman of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away June 25, 2018, at the age of 77. Joan was born in Lansing on September 2, 1940, the daughter of Forest and Margaret (Preston) Robinson. Joan loved to garden and grew the best tomatoes and cucumbers. Her flower gardens were admired by many and included oriole and hummingbird feeders. She worked in the cafeteria at Grand Ledge schools and was known as the “Cookie Lady”. Joan retired from the State of Michigan as a Claims Examiner. She loved to spend time with grandchildren and great grandchildren at her home and cottage on Horsehead Lake. Joan had several close friends from high school which she enjoyed meeting regularly for lunch and yearly getaways.

Joan is survived by her husband of 59 years, Spencer; children, Sally (Greg) Vrooman Jones, Keith (Gwen) Vrooman and Ricky Vrooman; grandchildren, Nicole Vrooman, Adam (Mary) Cogswell, Krista Vrooman, Justin Vrooman, Alicia (Chad) Owens, Karmen (Rob) Simon, Luke Cogswell, Rachel Vrooman and Robbie Vrooman; great grandchildren, Kash, Ruby, Mason, Grant, Charlotte and Greyson; brothers, Chuck (Ellen) Robinson and Frank (Helen) Robinson; close friends, RoAnne, Mary, Claudia, Elaine and Lana. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Jim Robinson. Special thanks to Pat Sharp for allowing Joan to rest in eternal peace next to her father.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. June 29, 2018 at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, 301 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge, MI 48827. Visitation will be held Thursday for 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Diabetes Association, 300 Galleria Officentre #111, Southfield, MI 48034. Please visit our website to place online condolences or to sign the guest book, www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Thursday

28

Jun

6:00 PM 6/28/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Friday

29

Jun

11:00 AM 6/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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