Joan Laura VanAssche

EVART — Joan Laura VanAssche, 82, of Evart, passed away peacefully at her son's home on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Sylvan Township.

Joan was born on April 4, 1933, to Jesse Lloyd and Grace Elizabeth (Tebo) Carothers, in Gratiot County. She had great love for her husband, family and farming.

Survivors include her four children; three sons, Robert (Cheryl) VanAssche, Ronald (Teresa) VanAssche and James (Nancy) VanAssche; and one daughter, Linda (Terry) Custer, all from Evart; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one nephew, Dale Moore.

Joan is predeceased by her husband, Robert VanAssche; her parents; one brother, Oraly Warren Carothers; and one sister, Margie Moore.

A graveside service for Joan has taken place.