née Mead - of Waterford passed away on March 14, 2018 at the age 84 in her sleep, under her daughter Susan's care, after years of declining health.
She took pleasure in sharing her creativity, her devotion to her family and her Lord. Her outgoing personality and concern for others made her a pillar in the community.
Originally from Madison Heights, Joan was a devoted member to her faith and a chaplain at the Oakland County Care facility where she volunteered and spread the gospel for 45 years.
Joan will forever be remembered by her husband Richard Robert; Her children: Richard Allan, Linda (Steve) Feezor and Susan (Dave Munro) Elmasian; Grandchildren: Nichole (Jayme) Oliver, Deliverance (Joshua) Bougie, Richard (Kelly) Kniffel, Daniel (Mandy) Kniffel and Stephen Feezor; Great grandchildren: Crystal, Brielle, Lauren and Joseph.
Joan is preceded in death by her parents and 4 siblings, including her twin sister June Rose who passed away in December.
The Kniffel family will receive friends on Sunday, March 18, 2018, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
Funeral service will take place on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 1:00 PM also at the funeral home
Thoughts and prayers to all of you. I have many good memories of your mom. May she Rest In Peace in the arms of the Lord
Cheryl (Denton) Peters
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a precious woman of God, that was a awesome neighbor to us, when I was growing up, in the neighborhood. May the grace of God hold you all in this time.