In memory of
DeLoy, Joan 5/20/1942 - 7/27/2020 Sand Lake DeLoy, Joan L. of Sand Lake, age 78, passed away July 27,2030 at home, surrounded by her family. She was a 1960 graduate of Catholic Central High School and attended Ferris State College. Joan enjoyed a long career with Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurance and other companies as a small business group health plan specialist. Joan enjoyed going to Gulf Shores during the winter months, a tradition that started with her late husband Skip in 1999. Joan was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Wanda Novosad, and her husband of 39 years Skip DeLoy in 2013. She is survived by her son, Todd and Melanie and their children MacLaren and Paisley, her son Tim and Amy and their children Emma and Cooper, brothers Gary and Peg Novosad, Bob and Lisa Novosad, and sister Lou A. Novosad, DVM, Sister-in-Law Susan and Larry Nelson, several nieces and nephews, and her faithful dog and companion Archie. A private graveside service was held. The family would like to express their thanks to her nurse Mara Tornga-Bihler and aide Younga Rector of Faith Hospice for the compassionate care provided to Joan over the last few months, as well as her Upper Lake family for their food, faith and friendship. In Lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Arrangement by The Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford, MI.
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