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Joan Marie Wakeland, 84, of Zionsville, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012. She was born to the late Herb and Alice (Carpenter) Gaines on Oct. 6, 1927, in Indianapolis.. After graduating from Howe High School, she married Charles Earl Wakeland on Dec. 1, 1945.. Joan was a longtime member of Zionsville Christian Church and belonged to Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary.  She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family.. Joan is survived by her children Steven Lee (Lou Ann) Wakeland, Judith Ann (Jeff) Morris, and Jennifer Lynn (Brian) Kouns; 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and her brother, Charles Broeking.. Joan was preceded in death by her husband Charles and her infant brother, Jack.. Funeral services were Tuesday, April 10, at Flanner and Buchanan Zionsville.. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Zionsville Fire Department or Zionsville Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbuchanan.com.
Published on  April 11, 2012
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