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“I had no idea dearest Joan is no longer with us. I was preparing to send her an email, and decide to search to see if I had her correct email address...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Watta - friend

“I'm so sad to hear about one of my "bowling Mama's" passing. This is such a shock and to know I missed her homegoing makes it tougher. My prayers go...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Maydwell - Indianapolis, IN

“Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I have good memories of our mothers having a great time together when my family would pass through Indiana...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jerlynn Gonsoulin - CO - Family

“Ms. Joan was a spectacular friend. I enjoyed talking with her, working with her, and playing with her. She was an amazingly talented woman. She was a...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Dr. Ruby Cain - Family Friend

“I am filled with sadness of your passing- yet I rejoice of your journey home to our Lord. Rest in peace Miss Joan - our work and bowling memories...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Krazit-Brown - Keller, TX

“To the family and friends of Joan Baines: I was saddened to learn of Joan's transition on Dec. 14t. I shall miss seeing her sing in the church choir....Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Madeline Marcelia Garvin - IN

“Thinking of our FWSUMC choir buddy, Joanie, and her sweet smile, laughter and, at times, pointed commentary.... We will deeply miss her... All our...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Douglas Hofherr - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sending prayers of comfort to the family and friends of Ms. Joan. What a beautiful soul to have been blessed to be in the company of! Her life...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Evelyn Frierson - Fort Wayne, IN

“It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: JEAN BASS - FT WAYNE, IN

“I would like to send you condolences to the family. Ms. Joan was a sweet and outgoing lady. May God give you comfort in this time of need. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Goodvine - Muncie, IN

“Joan was such a loving, caring woman...she was like another mother to me. Loved her, so much. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Beth Bogel Frank - Tulsa, OK

“Dear friend and sister, we will forever carry you in our hearts. You were in our lives for 51 years, and our families are connected for all time. ...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

Joan L. Baines, 75, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at The Heritage of Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne. Service is 10:30 am Saturday December 23, 2017 at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne Street with calling one hour prior. Calling also Friday December 22, 2017 from 4-7 pm at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Services of NE Indiana . To sign the online guest book, go to