October 30, 1932 - December 24, 2021
Jo Anne Will On December 24, 2021, Jo Anne Will passed away surrounded by the love of her family. She was born on October 30, 1932 in St. Ignace, Michigan to USCG Chief Petty Officer Kenneth Call and his wife Myrtle (Jay). Jo Anne lived in many remote areas around the Great Lakes during her childhood as the daughter of a Coastguardsman. Her father’s final duty station being Harbor Beach, MI where she lived until a few months ago. After graduating from Harbor Beach Community High School, she married David Dickinson and moved to San Francisco, California. David was in the US Navy, deployed on the aircraft carrier USS Boxer, during the Korean Conflict. Jo Anne worked as a telephone operator during her time in California. After David returned from the war and was discharged from the Navy, they made their home in Harbor Beach, where they raised their family. In 1992 Jo Anne married Keith Will and they enjoyed many happy years together, until Keith’s death in 2019. Jo Anne had recently moved to Marquette, Michigan where she was better able to enjoy her family’s company. Jo Anne was preceded in death by her son Daniel Dickinson, father and mother Kenneth and Myrtle Call, David Dickinson and Keith Will. She is survived by her brother Larry Call (Karen) Kalamazoo, MI, son Wayne Dickinson (Marge) Marquette, MI, daughter Kelly Dickinson Ingalls (Bill) Quilcene, WA and daughter Merrie Dickinson (Cindy) Santa Rosa, CA. She is also survived by her 5 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren, niece and nephews and many of the Keith Will family. Jo Anne was a lifelong member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Order of the Eastern Star. She worked for many years as librarian of the Harbor Beach Library where she retired in 1994 after 22 years of service to the community. After retirement she enjoyed playing the piano, baking, reading and various crafts. She also enjoyed many trips to visit her children, traveling across the United States. A private service will be held at New River Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com
Jo Anne Will On December 24, 2021, Jo Anne Will passed away surrounded by the love of her family. She was born on October 30, 1932 in St. Ignace, Michigan to USCG Chief Petty Officer Kenneth Call and his wife Myrtle (Jay). Jo Anne lived in many... View Obituary & Service Information
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