Visitation: Thursday, January 9, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Schipper Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: Friday, January 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM also at the Funeral Home with burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery.
Joyce N. Broker age 92 of Colon, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Birch Meadows LLC in Three Rivers.
Joyce was born on June 22, 1927 in Colon, a daughter to the late Lewis and Mabel (Slagle) Emmel.
Joyce spent most of her life in Colon, where she attended Colon High School.
On July 17, 1946 she married Louis L. Broker in Colon. He would precede her in death on October 24, 1989.
Joyce worked for 49 years at the Colmer Company of Colon, retiring in 2014. She was also a member of the Colon Baptist Church.
Joyce is survived by her 5 children; Nadine Wyant of Sherwood, Nancy Broker of Colon, Phyllis Broker of Colon, Charles Broker of Colon, and Bruce Broker of Sturgis, eight grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren, a sister Barbara Gronda of Carlton, MI, and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and her husband Joyce was preceded in death by a son in law Donald Wyant, Son Hershel France, and six brothers; John Emmel, George Emmel, Charles Hoyt, Tom Fredenburg, Phil Fredenburg, and Robert Fredenburg.
The family will receive friends and family on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Schipper Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM also at the funeral home with Rev. David J. Farrell officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon. If desired the family suggests memorials be made to Colon Fire and Rescue and The Colon Food Pantry. Online condolences may be left at Schipperfuneralhome.com.