Joan L. Courtade, age 73 of Lowell, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015. She was preceded in death by her daughter Debra Beckering. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joseph; son Michael and daughter Nancy (Randy) Bebee; brother Bill (Ruth) Hoaglin; sisters Margie Zimmer, Mary Kline, Fay Bawek, Kay Babcock; grandchildren Travis (Erin) Bebee, Nick Beckering, Casey Beckering and Hunter Beckering. A Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday, 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 402 Amity St., Lowell MI. The family will meet friends and relatives one hour prior to the service. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Church.