Joyce Marie Hammel
National City, Michigan
December 10, 1935 - July 5, 2019
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Joyce Marie Hammel (nee La Barge)
Age 83, of National City, Michigan formerly of Mt. Morris Township died at her home under the loving care of her family and hospice. She was born the daughter of Earl and Hermie (nee Beamer) La Barge on December 10, 1935 in Flint, Michigan. Joyce was a graduate of Flushing High School and Comptometer school in 1954. Joyce married her best friend Richard A. Hammel on January 28, 1955 and together they shared 64 ½ years and raised four children. She worked at GM Ternsteadt Plant for 2 years, she was a Teacher’s Aid at Beecher School for 2 years, and was Treasurer for Mt. Morris Township for 8 years. She was a member of the Beecher Booster Club and active in the Beecher community. She enjoyed fishing, traveling, casinos and snowmobiling. Joyce is survived by her husband, Richard and four children, Theresa (Dennis) Miller, Richard E. (Debra) Hammel, Susan (Mark) Hart and Cheryl (John) Bennett; 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; two brothers, Fred (Ella) La Barge, Donald La Barge (missing in action in Korea) and her sister, Janet (James) Tomalia. Memorial contributions may be made to “Donate Life of America” or a charity of your choice. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be shared at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com The family would like to extend its sincere appreciation to Compassus Family, especially to nurse Angie, nurse Heather and Aide Heather.
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