JoAnn Irene Bennett, age 74 of Boyne City passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Grandvue Medical Care Facility.
JoAnn was born on November 19, 1939 in Boyne Falls, MI the daughter of Joseph and Phyllis (Goff) Tisron.
She grew up in the area and married Earl R. Bennett on September 28, 1956.
She worked many years as a Registered Nurse at Charlevoix Area Hospital and Little Traverse Hospital in the Intensive Care and Emergency Room Units.
JoAnn served many years as a volunteer for the Boyne City Ambulance and was a member of the Boyne Country Antique Auto Club.
JoAnn is survived by her husband Earl of fifty-seven years; children Linda (Kenneth) Weller, Susan (James) Rostar and son Earl “Rusty” (Sue) Bennett, Jr.; grandchildren Jason (Sarah) Rostar, Alexander (Danielle) Weller, Aaron Rostar and Ian Weller; five great grandchildren; mother Phyllis; sisters Priscilla Townsend, Janet (Jim) Shepherd and brother Robert (Gladys) Tisron.
She is preceded in death by her father Joseph; sister Sally Flowers and infant son Jon R. Bennett.
Family request memorial donations be directed to Grandvue Medical Care Facility or the family C/O Earl Bennett.