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Obituary for Joan L. Soell

September 17, 1930 - May 20, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 87


Joan Louise Soell, 87, of Freedom Village in Holland, Michigan, formerly of Union, NJ, died Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Joan was born in Nutley, NJ, on September 17, 1930, to Donald and Ethel Parrish. She graduated from Arts High in Newark and later married Rudolph Soell. Joan and Rudolph raised their family together in Union. Rudolph preceded her in death in 2004.

Joan was an artist, an avid gardener, and she enjoyed Tole painting. Joan was a creative gifted soul. In memory of the victims of 9/11 she created a memory garden at her church, the Townley Presbyterian Church. In her later years, Joan enjoyed the company of her good friend, Tom Gilligan of Kenilworth, NJ. In 2015, she moved to West Michigan to be closer to her family.

She is survived by her daughters and their families: Cindy and Richard Rostock of Plantation, FL, [Patrick Rostock, Kimberly and Chad Friend (Carter, Lincoln Isla), Michael Rostock], Debbie and Stephen Albert of Zeeland, MI, (David Albert, Rebekah Albert, Joshua Albert).

A service will take place later at the family cemetery plot in Pennsylvania. Memorial donations may be made to the Bichon Fris Club of Northern N.J., P.O. Box 138, East Hanover, NJ 07936.

Arrangements by Yntema Funeral Home.

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Zeeland, MI 49464
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