ELENBAAS Joan Elizabeth Guenther Elenbaas of Grattan Township passed suddenly August 17 2011 to be with the angels. She is preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Virginia Guenther; brother Fritz Guenther; sister Sally Thompson-Guenther. She is survived by her husband of 51 years Gary; brother Carl (Pat) Guenther; sister-in-law Bonnie Guenther; children Ed (Rita) Elenbaas Don (Kim) Elenbaas Sally (Tom) Gehrett; grandchildren Sam Blasher Andy Holdeman Mike (Fay) Gehrett Jessica Gehrett Barb Male; great grandchildren Dillon Alexis Corbin and Bryonna Gehrett Kaylee and Jacob Male. Memorial service will be held August 27 at St. Patrick Catholic Church 4351 Parnell N.E., Ada. Rev. Mark Peacock presiding. Interment Blythefield Memory Gardens. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society 21311 Civic Center Drive Southfield MI 48076.