Died: Wednesday, April 03, 2013
AUSTIN, JOAN B. of Clarkston suddenly April 3, 2013 at 54 years of age. Loving wife and best friend of Steve for 32 years; daughter of Paul and Mildred Sirotkin; sister of Karl (Kristin) Sirotkin and Debra Butler. Also survived by her precious dog Kieley and cat Mystique. Joan was a graduate of Oak Park High School. She worked for Level 3 Communication in Southfield for 27 years. Joan was the love of Steve’s life and the most intelligent, caring person he has ever met. Steve was the love of her life second only to her passion for NASCAR. A Memorial Visitation will be Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 4-8 PM at COATS FUNERAL HOME-CLARKSTON, 8909 Dixie Hwy. Joan would like memorials be made to Michigan Animal Rescue League or Gleaners Food Bank.t. To send a private condolence with the family go to www.coatsfuneralhome.com/obituaries.