Joyce passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Life Care Center in Plainwell.
She was born October 14, 1931 in Otsego Township, the daughter of Charles and Arlyth (Olsen) Flickinger. Joyce worked at Plainwell Paper where she met the love of her life, Dillard Langford. They were married May 25, 1951 in Allegan County. She also worked at the 131 Drive-In, Cunningham Nursing Home which is now Life Care Center in Plainwell and most recently at Parker Brass until her retirement.
Joyce enjoyed quilting, crocheting, sewing, knitting and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Otsego VFW Post #3030 Women’s Auxiliary and the Otsego Moose Lodge.
Surviving are her children, Theresa (Tim) Campbell of Indiana, Brenda (Brian) Langford of Plainwell, Laura (Les) Hahn of Plainwell, Elaine (Craig) Thomas of Otsego and Vickie (Daniel) Schneider of Plainwell; 16 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Ruth (Paul) LaHuis and Harolyn Girardin along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother, Winona Paul; husband and siblings, Charles Flinkinger Jr., Charlene Leighton, Karen Doorlag and Judy Cronan.
Friends may visit with Joyce’s family from 12-2 PM, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.
In accordance with covid -19 guidelines a limit of 25 people at a time will be allowed and masks and social distancing will be required.
A graveside service will follow at 2:30 P.M., at East Cooper Cemetery with celebrant, Mary Ann DeVries officiating.
Contributions in memory of Joyce may be made to the American Heart Association.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.