January 15, 1931 - June 11, 2017
Joyce Eilene Day of Wacousta passed away June 11, 2017 with her family by her side. She was the eldest of eight children born to the late Richard A. and Lucille (Cortright) Curtis on January 15, 1931 in Lansing, Michigan at Neller Hospital. She was raised on the farm in Victor Twp. Clinton Co. and graduated from Rodney B. Wilson High School in St. Johns, class of 1949. She met her husband of sixty-five years, H. Elwood during her activities with Clinton County 4-H. Joyce was actively involved as a circle member at the Wacousta Community United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker who raised five children and was the bookkeeper for Elwood’s construction business. Elwood and Joyce enjoyed extensive travel and later in life she always looked forward to spending time with and spoiling her grandkids. Joyce is survived by her husband, Elwood; children, Gary L. (Sydney), Kevin L. (Tami), Julie E. Day and Lisa M. (Mike) Heiler; grandchildren, Nathan Day, Ashleigh (Matthew) Schuchardt, Mason and Jeffrey Day, Samantha and Kylie Heiler; great grandchildren, Lucy, Nora, Isabel and Jack Schuchardt; siblings, Roger (Sybil) Curtis, Cheryl (William) Kantor and Ray (Debra) Curtis. She was preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey; grandchildren, Jesse and Monica Day; siblings, Phyllis Ebeling, Elaine Mead, Duane and Durwin Curtis. A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the Holihan-Atkin-Barclay Funeral Home, Grand Ledge with The Reverend Lyle D. Heaton, officiating. Interment to follow at Wacousta Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to the Wacousta Community United Methodist Church , 9180 Herbison Road, Eagle, Michigan 48822 or the American Cancer Society, Mid-Michigan Office, 1755 Abbey Road, East Lansing, Michigan 48823.
Joyce Eilene Day of Wacousta passed away June 11, 2017 with her family by her side. She was the eldest of eight children born to the late Richard A. and Lucille (Cortright) Curtis on January 15, 1931 in Lansing, Michigan at Neller Hospital.... View Obituary & Service Information
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