Name: Joan K Sageman
Hometown: Bad Axe, Mi
Funeral Date: Not Available
Date of Birth: July 08, 1931
Date of Passing: September 26, 2013
Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel
A graveside service will be conducted for the immediate family at Verona Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be offered to the Bad Axe Public Library. Words of condolence may be shared at www.champagnefuneralchapel.com
Surviving her are two daughters, Kathy (Christopher) Stinehour of Birmingham and Shelley (William) Corsini of Bad Axe; three grandchildren, John (Tess) Stinehour, Aaron Stinehour and Ali Stinehour all of Chicago; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Donna and Frank Sageman and eleven nieces and eight nephews. Preceding her in death were her husband, Clarence on March 18, 2011; sisters, June (Ed) Vedder and Jean (Scotty) MacGregor, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, James and Hazel Sageman, Norman and Helen Sageman, Arthur and Mary Sandow, Annie Seaman, Martha Sageman, Carl and Ida Sageman; nephew, William Sageman and niece, Shirley Carter. A special thank you to her caregiver’s Char and Diane and to all the caring staff at Meadow Lane Assisted Living.
Joan K. Sageman passed away on Thursday evening, September 26, at McLaren Bay Region after a short illness. She was born July 8, 1931 in Owendale to the late John C. and Jessie (Reece) Ross. She graduated in 1949 Co-Valedictorian with her childhood friend, cousin and soon to be sister in law, Donna Ziehm Sageman. Joan grew up in a talented musical family and continued her love of music throughout her life. On October 22, 1949 she was united in marriage to Clarence J. Sageman. Together they owned and operated Sageman’s Jewelry for over 40 years, where she was responsible for selecting all of the unique and lovely giftware items that were sold in the store. After their retirement, she obtained her real estate license and was employed by Osentoski Realty for several years. She was a past member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bad Axe and several local choral groups. She enjoyed being out on the water, boating on Lake Huron and fishing in Canada with their special circle of friends. Joan had a very positive outlook on life and always had smile for everyone especially her grandchildren.