Joyce Marie Ashbeck
April 8, 1935 - November 5, 2017
Joyce Marie Ashbeck, 82, formerly of Hudson, died late Sunday evening, November 5, 2017, at The Legacy at the Oaks in Battle Creek, MI. She was born July 8, 1935, in Hudson, to the late Roy Leonard and Alva Cora Susan (Moore) Myers. She married William S. Ashbeck on November 15, 1952, in Hillsdale, and he preceded her in death on January 17, 2006.
A 1952 graduate of Hudson High School, Joyce lived most of her life in Hudson and served her family as a loving homemaker. She was a member of the Hudson Friday Club, and the Son’s of American Legion Post #180. She enjoyed watching birds, camping, and entertaining herself with word searches and KENO lottery.
Surviving are a daughter, Bonnie (Greg) Shaw of Battle Creek; a son, William D. (Angela) Ashbeck of Xenia, OH; eight grandchildren, Rachel (Josh) Stiverson, Amy Jo (Don III) Rall, Chad Sallows, Anthony Carr, Nate (Kelli) Ashbeck, Dan (Jen) Ashbeck, Nathan and Brooke Shaw; eleven great-grandchildren, Zander and Will Stiverson, Tyler, Madison, Gabriel and Zelda Ashbeck, Zayden, Marcella and Hazel Sallows, Ashley Rall and Don Rall IV.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister, Shirley Davis, two brothers, Roy Myers Jr. and Dean Myers and a grandson Chris Shaw.
A funeral service for Joyce will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson with Pastor Brad Luck officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Hudson. The family will receive friends for a visitation on Wednesday, from 4-6 p.m.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may consider memorial donations in honor of Joyce to Hospice of Lenawee.