Joann Steinberg Chalat, who lived a life filled with love, learning and adventure, died Jan. 21, 2015, after a long illness in Grosse Pointe, Mich. A memorial service was held Jan. 25 at Kaufman Funeral Home in Southfield. Kaufman Funeral Home made the arrangements.
Dr. Ned Chalat, Mrs. Chalat’s husband for 65 years, cared for her during her final days. The family said he was heartbroken to lose his muse.
Joann was born March 6, 1928, in Detroit to the late Mildred and Myron Steinberg.