Joan Randle, 82

Published 8:49pm Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Joan Randle, 82


Born: Sept. 22, 1930


Died: May 27, 2013


Joan’s life began on Sept. 22, 1930, in Dowagiac, the daughter of Henry and Chanda (Mitchell) Stewart.  She was united in marriage to Jake Randle in1950 in South Bend, Ind. 


Joan was employed as a factory worker for a manufacturing company. 


She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed working and planting flowers in her floral garden.  Joan’s loving family includes her children, Sandra Randle of Cassopolis, Deborah Crawley of Niles, Lonny (Patricia) Randle of Fountain, Colo., and Ronald (Jennifer) Randle of Rapid City, S.D.; her sister, Lorraine Hardy of South Bend; her brother, Charles (Henrietta) Stewart of Cassopolis; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. 


She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; one son, John Randle; and four sisters, Betty Irvin, twins Susan and Sally Harrison and Donna Mahaley. 


Joan passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013, at her home. Her family will gather with friends on Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m. until noon at Mission Hill Memorial Gardens Chapel, where her funeral service takes place at noon. 


She will be laid to rest at Mission Hill Memorial Gardens, Niles. Memorials in her name may be made to Alzheimer’s or American Cancer Society. 


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