Jo Ann Brown

Jo Ann Brown, 66, of Sault Ste. Marie, MI passed away February 12, 2022 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. She was born November 20, 1955 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Lawrence and Loretta (Mongene) Miller. Jo Ann grew up in Dafter, MI and went to Brimley Schools. She was a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Jo Ann enjoyed camping, going to the casino, and playing cards with her family. She also loved to laugh and visit with Connie and Karen, they had a strong bond. She loved being a mom to Barbara, Steven and James “Chipper” and had a special nephew, Dawson.

Jo Ann is survived by her son, James “Chip” Miller of Brimley, MI; sisters, Connie Davis of Kincheloe, MI and Karen (Rod) Stevens of Rudyard, MI; brothers, Mike (Cheryl) Miller of Kincheloe, MI, Frank Miller of Dafter, MI, Ronnie Miller of West Branch, MI, Alan (Tammy) Miller of Kincheloe, MI, and Larry (Robin) Miller of Kincheloe, MI; special Uncle Oren Miller and special Aunt Irene Mongene.

Jo Ann is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Barbara; son Steven; first husband, Ben; second husband, John; grandparents, Joe and Anna Mongene, and aunts, uncles, and cousins. Jo Ann especially enjoyed visiting with Uncle Joe. Visitation for Jo Ann will be Monday February 21, 2022 from 12noon until 5:00pm at the Sault Tribe Ceremonial Building, 11 Ice Circle Chi Mukwa, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783.

Jo Ann’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Medilodge and Dialysis of Sault Ste. Marie. Clark Hovie Galer Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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