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Joan Kolder

September 13, 1928 — May 29, 2023

Flint

Joan A. Kolder, 94, went home to be with her Lord late Monday, May 29, 2023, at the Woodhaven Senior Community.  Born and raised in Flint and educated in Flint Public Schools, Joan graduated from Flint Northern High School, Flint Junior College and Nazareth College of Nursing.  She was a registered nurse employed by Dr. Robert Bradley, Dr. Rudolf Goetz and later by Dr. Rajeeva Pandyan. She loved to travel and was at one time a member of the Nomads Travel Club.  She also loved to ski, bowl, and visit with her cousins.  An active member of the Western Bohemian Fraternal Association(ZCBJ), she served as the recording secretary of the Flint Lodge for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Agnes (Sukany) Kolder.  She is survived by her brother, Joe and sister-in-law, Sandra Kolder, nieces Kimberly Kolder and Karen (Vaughn) Kauffman, great-nieces Jordin and Sydney Kauffman, a special cousin, John (Marty) Barta, who cared for her needs and affairs while at Woodhaven, and many other cousins. Arrangements and Cremation are being provided by Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Rd, Swartz Creek, MI 48473. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 2415 Bagley St., Flint, MI 48504 on Saturday, June 24th at 11:00 A.M. with visitation preceding the service from 10:00 - 11:00.  Memorial gifts may be sent to St. John Vianney Church, 2415 Bagley St. Flint, MI 48504. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com

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Saturday, June 24, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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8138 Miller Rd, Swartz Creek, MI 48473

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Saturday, June 24, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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8138 Miller Rd, Swartz Creek, MI 48473

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