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Obituary for Joyce M. Claar

Joyce M. Claar
Joyce Marie Claar, 77 of Coldwater passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Laurels of Coldwater.

A funeral service will take place at 1:00 PM on Monday, December 19, 2016 at Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater with Pastor Dave Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Lockwood Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 12:00 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Joyce was born March 22, 1939 to Joseph and Fern (Dowell) Krzeminski in Coldwater. After graduation from high school, she stayed in Coldwater where she met her future husband. On January 20, 1962, she married the love of her life, Nevin Claar. He preceded her in death on December 29, 1985. Together they worked the family farm and raised their family.

Joyce was a hardworking wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed doing puzzles, word search games, and doing arts & crafts. Joyce liked to visit or have visitors. Lately her sense of humor began to blossom, and she would pull pranks and tell jokes. Her true joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Mrs. Claar is survived by her children Jodie (David) Stevens of Burlington, Anna Parker of Grand Rapids, and James (Carol) Claar of Coldwater; her sisters Jean Zimmerman of North Carolina, JoAnne (Larry) Payne of Livonia; her brother Jeff Krzeminski of Coldwater; her grandchildren Jessica Heerringa, David, Derek, and Daniel Stevens, Michael Parker, and Alison (Dustin) Smith; 5 great grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Nevin; and her brother Joseph Krzeminski.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer. www.dutcherfh.com
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