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Joyce M. Adamski

March 16, 1939 July 23, 2018
Joyce M. Adamski
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Joyce M. Adamski age 79 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Monday afternoon July 23, 2018 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.
She was born March 16, 1939 in Sturgis, Michigan daughter of the late Peter W. and Roma (Rifenberg) Harker.
Joyce was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1957.
On July 2, 1960 she married John Henry Adamski at the St. Mary Assumption Catholic Church in Bronson. He died September 30, 2018.
Joyce retired from Parma Tube in Sturgis following several years of employment. She had also worked at Midwest Tool & Cutlery, Harker Electric and Transogram all in Sturgis and she and John managed the K of C Hall in Sturgis.
She was a member of the Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sturgis, Eagles Lodge #1314, Neuman-Wenzel Post #73 American Legion Auxiliary, St. Joe Valley Old Engine Association and past member of Women of the Moose Sturgis Chapter #613. For several years she was a member of the Ralph Schaeffer Distributing bowling team.
Joyce enjoyed fishing and traveling on bus trips and loved family gatherings, and time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons: John (Robin) Adamski, II and Jeff (Deborah) Adamski both of Burr Oak; eight grandchildren: Ashlie (Nate) Neumeier, Andrew Adamski, Abigail (Codee) Workman, Amber (Mike) Desotell, Mallory Adamski, Virginia (Josh) Sutton, Brandon (Nicole) Adamski and Mikayla (Jarred) Finnerman10 great grandchildren: Blake Adamski, William Wurz, Gunner Sutton, Lylli Sutton, Madelyn Neumeier, Vivian Neumeier, Olivia Neumeier, Kenley Workman, Connor Workman and Benjamin Desotell; one sister: Doris (Robert) Butz of Wolcottville, Indiana; two brothers: Edwin Harker of Burr Oak and Larry Harker of Sturgis; sisters-in-law: Jackie Harker and Shirley Harker both of Sturgis; special friends: Dorothy Maystead and Laura Gang and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; great granddaughter: Reese Ann Sutton; four brothers: Max, Carl, Neil and Jack Harker and infant sister: Alice Harker.
The family would like to extend special sincere thanks to Joyce’s niece Marilyn Weekly for the love she gave to her aunt while she cared for her in her home.
In accordance with Joyce’s wishes there will be no visitation. A graveside service and burial will take place at 11:00 A.M. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Bronson. The Rev. Glenn Russell, Chaplain of Thurston Woods Village will officiate.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the Burr Oak 4-H Club, 67433 County Farm Rd., Burr Oak, MI 49030.
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St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Orland Road
Bronson, Michigan 49028

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
Orland Road Bronson 49028 Michigan
United States

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St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Orland Road
Bronson, Michigan 49028

Orland Road Bronson 49028 Michigan
United States

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