Joyce passed away Friday, June 18, 2021 at Briarwood Assisted Living in Allegan.
She was born March 25, 1939 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of John and Elma (Beacham) VanSweden. Joyce worked at First of America Bank in Otsego, with Cindy Cooper as a realtor and was a mortgage officer at Amerifirst Home Mortgage in Kalamazoo until her retirement. She was a member of the Arabian Horse Association, Plainwell Rotary and Chamber of Commerce and was a trustee for Gun Plain Township. Joyce was a people person and loved helping others. On October 6, 1960 in Kalamazoo she married Ronald Moerman who passed away in 2009.
Surviving are her children, Michelle (Steven) Meert of Allegan, Laura (Esteban “Steve”) Garza of Ohio and John (Amy Showerman) Moerman of Gobles; 6 grandchildren, Stephanie, Samantha, Abigail, Taylor, Haven and Zachary and 7 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Friends may visit with Joyce’s family starting at 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 P.M., with Todd Meert officiating.
Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.