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JoAnn Marie Terpening
(November 12, 1938 - January 25, 2013)

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JoAnn Marie Terpening

JoAnn Marie Terpening age 74 of Hastings, passed away January 25, 2013 at Magnum Care of Hastings. She was born November 12, 1938 in Baltimore Township the daughter of Lloyd R. (Pat) and Dora M. (Gardner) Terpening.

JoAnn attended Macomber Country School. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1956. She went on to attend the school of Nursing, graduating in 1958 with an LPN (licensed practical nurse) degree. JoAnn worked at Battle Creek Community Hospital from 1958 to 1960. She then was employed by Pennock Hospital of Hastings, where she retired after 44 years of service in 2004.

JoAnn was an avid reader and enjoyed watching movies. She was an artist and loved to paint landscapes and animals. JoAnn’s passion was knitting and crocheting afghans, baby blanket and hats and mittens for many people. She made pot holders and sold them at the nursing home. JoAnn also loved feeding birds, squirrels, wild turkeys and numerous deer that found refuge in her back yard.

JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd (Pat) and Dora Terpening; baby sister, Jean Terpening; baby brother, Richard Terpening.

JoAnn is survived by her brother, Jerry (Judy) Terpening of Charlotte, Michigan; aunt, Mary Terpening of Hastings; two nephews, two nieces and many special cousins.


Visitation and Funeral Service:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Charlotte Free Methodist Church
748 Bonnie St.
Charlotte, MI 48813
Pastor Rob Schneider, officiating

Visitation: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm

Memorial Contributions:
Barry County Humane Society
P.O. Box 386
Hastings, MI 49058

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