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(September 2, 1937 – December 1, 2012)

Joanne Wellman, 75, of Harrison, died on Dec. 1, 2012 in Clare at MidMichigan Medical Center. Joanne was born on Sept. 2. 1937 in Midland to the late Joseph and Leola (Goucher) Sugar. Her husband James Wellman predeceased her in 1990. Joanne is survived by her daughter Terri (Bill) Berger of Harrison; son Tom Wellman of Pompano Beach, FL; grandchildren, Mary Berger, Billy (Emilett) Berger, Daniel (Kristen O’Driscoll) Berger, Antonia Berger; great grandchildren, Meghan, Joshua, Matthew, Israel, Timothy, David, Zayden; and her brother Russell Sugar of Midland. Joanne was predeceased by her brothers Don, Dick, Fred and Joe Sugar. A Memorial Service will be held on December 7, 2012 at Trinity Christian Life Center in Harrison at 11:00 am with Pastor Dennis Feverstein officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Burial will take place in Lee Township Cemetery, Midland County at a future date. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Lung Association, American Heart Association or Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com