JoAnne Holden, age 73, of Attica, MI died Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. JoAnne Kaiser was born February 1, 1947 in Millstone, KY. She was the daughter of the late Raymond and the late Juanita (Collins) Kaiser. JoAnne grew up in Kentucky until she moved to Romulus, MI at the age of 11. She was a high school graduate and continued her education at Dorsey Business School. JoAnne has lived in Attica for the past 11-12 years. She married James Ronnie Holden on February 12, 1993 in Toledo, OH.

She was mostly a homemaker, raising her family. For several years JoAnne had been employed in management for Montgomery Wards and had prepared taxes at H&R Block.

JoAnne is survived by her husband, James Holden; her daughter, Amy Arant of Clinton Twp., MI; her sons, Marvin (Angela) Arant of GA, Anthony (Madeline) Arant of GA and Doug (Nicole) Holden of Utica, MI; and her sisters, Donna Sharrow of Houghton Lake, MI and Linda Disney of Belleville, MI. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jeff Arant, Amanda Hill, Justin Arant, Courtney Scoggins, Bryce Hornsby, Julia Arant and Leah Holden; and her great-grandchild, Layton.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Ronald Vance.

The funeral was held Friday, December 18, 2020 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Pastor John Chippewa, pastor of North Goodland Baptist Church, officiated. Interment took place at Macedonia Cemetery in Georgia.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.

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