Born 3/19/1944 in Detroit, MI to James and Anna Vogel. Joyce married the love of her life Larry Wayne Thompson on 9/7/1963. She had two children Larry Thompson Jr and Cherl(Scott) Zehnder. She was preceded in death by both of her parents and her sister Shirely(Leon) Gauss. She along with Larry were very active in the churches they joined. They led several youth mission trips and even in retirement continued to serve through her jewelry making donations and yearly trips to JAARS. Joyce loved every minute of the time she spent caring for and helping to raise her two grandchildren Taylor and Colin Beaudin. She will forever be remembered and missed.