Joan Smith, 87, of Green Bay, Wis., passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016.
She was born Oct. 15, 1929, to the late Everett and Mabel (Kendall) Ellis.
Joan was a member of Vermillion Grove Quaker French Church.
Survivors include her son, Steve (Debbie) Banta; brother, Kenneth (Margaret) Ellis; and sister-in-law, Rose Ellis.
She is preceded in death by her brothers, Gene (Lois) Ellis and William Ellis.
Private graveside services were at Vermillion Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Humane Society of Brown County.
Newcomer Funeral Home in Green Bay, Wis., is assisting the family in arrangements.
Published on  December 27, 2016