Joanne Anderson Obituary

Joanne Anderson, 85, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at her home.

A Gathering will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M., Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to Caring Circle Hospice. Those wishing to share a memory of Joanne online may do so at

Joanne was born February 2, 1936 in Paris, OH to Robert & Burdette (Starkey) Ewing. She graduated from Louisville High School in Ohio. On September 27, 1958 she married James Anderson in Canton, OH. After her children completed high school Joanne worked for McDonalds as a Hostess for many years helping coordinate many parties and making many friends along the way. Her favorite thing to do was to watch the Ohio State Buckeyes. Football, basketball anything really, as long as it involved her Buckeyes. She will be deeply missed by anyone who’s heart she touched.

Joanne is survived by her children Tammy (Scott Albers) Meyer, Terrie (Scott) Ruel and Jeff Anderson; three grandchildren Ryan Sands, Karl Ruel and Nathan Ruel; two great grandchildren Robbie Lynn and Jackson Ruel; and a brother Jerry (Janet) Ewing. Joanne was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and a sister.