Joan Gibbs

GIBBS, Joan Delores, 70, of Alpena, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Alpena Regional Medical Center.

She is survived by her husband, Walter Jr.; three children, Robert (Debi) Pake of Hubbard Lake, Mary (Duane) Haske of Alpena, Lewis (Ellen) Pake of Crosshill, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Crystal, Tracy, Kasie, Jessica, Dustin, Natasha, Amber, Ashley; seven great-grandchildren; three step-children, Manuel (Linda) Gibbs of Alpena, Sandy Gibbs, Betty Jo Gibbs both of Oregon; five step-grandchildren; three sisters, Gloria (Larry) Sinkler of Mancelona, Christine DeCare of Pickney, Julie McAlpine of Alpena; six brothers, Eldon (Betty) DeCare, Bill (Betty) DeCare, Larry (Carol) DeCare all of Alpena, Ernie DeCare of Ann Arbor, Rodney DeCare of Pickney and Alger (Rondi) DeCare of Alpena.

She is at McWilliams Funeral Home – Alpena where friends may call on Thursday, March 13, 2014, from 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 4 p.m. with Mr. Doug Becker officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the family. Online condolences may be registered at