Eunice "JoAnn" Kauthen

Hale, Michigan
April 5, 1942 - December 3, 2018


Per the families wishes the cremation has taken place and a private committal service will be held at a later date.

Obituary Notice

Eunice “JoAnn” Kauthen, age 76, of Hale, passed away on Monday, December 03, 2018. She was born on April 5, 1942, in Detroit, to the late LaVerle Watchorn. JoAnn was a member of the Hale Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary. She enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, and trips to the casino. Most of all JoAnn loved spending time with her family.

JoAnn is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Richard Kauthen; her children, Kim (Randy) Green of Durand, Lisa McKarnen of Flint, and Cheryl (David) Adams of Fenton; her sisters, Jean Watson of Wisconsin, and Cheryl Paulson of Daggett; her grandchildren, Brandy Davis, Shawn Green, Tara Arms, Travis McKarnen, Ashley Hart, Amber Sweet, Dustin Adams, and Caitlyn Niewiadomski; 11 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kelly Sweet.

Per the families wishes the cremation has taken place and a private committal service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be left to the family online at

May God grant you always… a sunbeam to warm you, a moonbeam to charm you, a sheltering angel so nothing can harm you, faithful friends near you, and whenever you pray, Heaven to hear you.


she will be greatly missed by all who knew her we had the best times together for the last 40 some years we are in-laws together and our kids were like like your own ' rest in peace Jo we love you
— Jack & Lynn Green
I’m so very sorry for your loss! Mrs Kauthen was like a mother to me for many years and I loved her dearly! RIP
— Kelly Rood Straka
I am so sorry to hear of Joann's passing. All my love and prayers to her family. Joann was a neighbor of mine growing up in Fairport, MI
— Karen Pizzala
Dick and JoAnn were part of the Yooper crowd that all moved to the Flint area. They were part of the card playing that took place frequently. They were also part of my youth growing up. She was a wonderful lady.
— Brenda Tibbetts
She is my sister and I will miss her with all my heart, until we meet again, I will think and pray for you everyday, she was the greatest, and had a gift in the way she looked at life. Always uplifting, and had a sense of humor, no matter what.
— Cheryl
I so remember that smile! Wonderful person, i have very fond memories growing up with the family. She was always welcoming and warm. My heart and thoughts are with all of you. With love
— Kelly Holbin / Sperduti
I am sorry for your loss
— Dakota Bohms
Dear Heavenly Father let us all pray for the Kauthen Family in their time of need and let them remember all of the great times that they had together and comfort them knowing that she is in a better place and that the circle will not be broken and all will be reunited once again I Pray This in Jesus Mighty and Glorious Name
— Bob Wood
I remember when I was growing up my parents Doc and Betty were so close to you guys. You were a wonderful woman and a great example of what a mother should be. Rest peacefully Ms Jo💘💘
— Jennifer Chappell Delaney

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