Myrtle Joanne Feick (née Robertson), age 75, of Akron went home to be with the Lord on September 8, 2023. Joanne graduated from Ellet High School in 1966 and is retired from the Akron Summit County Library. She enjoyed spending time in nature, especially bird watching. She also enjoyed watching old movies and tv shows, reading the Bible, watching her grandchildren play, and picnics and get-togethers with family. She was a loving, caring, and kind daughter, sister, wife, mom, grandma, aunt, great-aunt, and great-great-aunt who enjoyed spending time with her family.
Joanne is preceded in death by her parents, James and Myrtle Robertson, sister Donna Moneypenny, brother William “Bill” Robertson, sister-in-law Denise Robertson, special cousin Sally Briner, and father and mother-in law Clarence “Sam” and Elizabeth Feick.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 47 years, James “Jim” Feick; daughter and son-in-law Emily Feick-Yi and Matthew Yi; son James “Jim” Feick; daughter and son-in-law Lori and Andrew Hoover; sister Beverly Myers; brother Joseph Robertson; 5 grandchildren- Joshua, Emma, Luna, Atlas, and Archer; sisters in-law Betty (David) Sandridge, Nancy Feick, and Patti Feick; brother in-law Gary Feick; nieces Yvonne Carter, Valerie Petersen, Sarah Carpenter, Pam Mellinger, Kim Thomas, Christine Confere, and Katharine Sandridge; nephews Randy McColley and Daniel Robertson; and many loving cousins and great-nieces and nephews. Joanne’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Heather Knoll Retirement Village for their years of care for her.
Joanne’s celebration of life ceremony will be held September 15, 2023 at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home in Ellet. Visitation will be from 11:30-12:30. A memorial service will be held at 12:30 followed by additional visitation time until we depart for the cemetery at 1:45. A graveside service will be held at Hillside Memorial Park in Ellet at 2:00. We will cherish all the wonderful memories with Joanne forever. She was a blessing to our family who will be terribly missed and always in our hearts.