Joane Agin (Guthrie)
Joane Ruth Agin 84 of Harrison passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Joane was born August 7, 1933 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. and Florence E. (Hatto) Guthrie. Joane graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1951, and attended college for four years. On January 25, 1963 in Ann Arbor, Joane was united in marriage to Mr. Elmer F. Agin. Elmer preceded Joane in death on June 25, 1993 after thirty years of marriage.
Mrs. Agin resided in Harrison since 1971, moving from Warren, Michigan. Joane was a member of United Brethren Church-Harrison for many years. She was a member of the American Legion Post 404 Ladies Auxiliary, a life member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, past state and national president of Blue Star Mothers of America, American Red Cross for over forty years. Joane gave countless hours volunteering her time to help those in need.
Surviving Joane are her three sons; George Agin and wife Sandy of Shepherd, Michigan, Tim Agin and Angie of Harrison and Pat Agin and wife Patty of Harrison, one step-daughter, Carol Ann Haugen of Raleigh, North Carolina, one step-son, David Agin and wife Barbara of Colorado Springs, Colorado, ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one sister, Eleanor Shaw of Ann Arbor, plus many nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends. Joane also was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, John M. Guthrie and one brother in law, Bill Shaw.
Celebration of Life services honoring Mrs. Agin will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison with Pastor Lee Palmer officiating. A time of gathering and memory sharing will take place Friday, April 27, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Stocking Funeral Home and Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until time of service. Inurnment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Joane may be considered to: Heartland Hospice or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To share an online memory or condolence with Joane’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mrs. Agin are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989)539-7810.