Joan M. Julian

Joan M. Julian

NORWAY — Joan (Hinds) Julian, 51, of Norway, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Escanaba.

She was born on July 10, 1966 in Norway, the daughter of Edward and Kathleen (Zadra) Hinds.

Joan graduated from Norway High School in 1984.

Throughout her work years she had different careers, but she discovered her passion when she started taking care of people at Evergreen Assisted Living in Norway.

Her world evolved around her children and she loved spending time with them; she also loved animals and taking care of them.

Joan is survived by her children, Brooke and Jake Julian; mother, Kathleen Hinds; brothers, David (Carol) Hinds and Russell (Lisa) Hinds; brother-in-law, Tony Larsen; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edward “Petesir” Hinds, and joined her sister Mary Lou Larsen in Heaven.

A public visitation and celebration of Joan’s life will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20 at the Marion Park Pavilion in Norway.

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Arrangements made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.