White, Joann Elizabeth, Saginaw, Michigan

Loving mother and grandmother passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011 at her home with her family at her side. Age 66 years. Daughter of the late Joseph and Marion Elaine (Elder) Aikens, Joann was born January 16, 1945 in Bay City, Michigan. Surviving are three daughters and one son, Michelle and Nieko Brewer, Saginaw; Malissa and Wayne Reiss, Bay City; Jennie and Brian Biskaner, Bay City; Richard Bowles Jr., Bay City; 20 grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren which she dearly loved; four sisters, Kathy Kerr, Joyce Baust, Mable and Zigmond Kaszubowski, Donna and Doug McKay; many nieces and nephews especially Kelly Aikens. Joann was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Hine and two brothers, Carl and Oliver Aikens. Honoring Mrs. White’s wishes cremation has taken place and no services will be held. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the wishes of the family. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw, Michigan. www.snowfuneralhome.net