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Joyce LaForce

Joyce Ellen LaForce

Tuesday, October 15th, 1929 - Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Obituary

Joyce LaForce, 89, of Battle Creek, MI, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2019. Joyce is survived by her husband of 64 years, Joseph LaForce, Jr., four children, Geri (Gallagher) DeBilzan, Joseph LaForce, III (Gloria), Greg LaForce, and James LaForce, and her sister, Kate Zerlak. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Gallagher. Joyce was a loving grandmother to her 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, and was an avid gardener and enjoyed landscaping LaVista Boulevard and her yard with beautiful flowers.

In accordance with Joyce’s wishes, cremation has taken place. The memorial service will be held Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm. The family will be receiving friends the hour before the service. Interment will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joyce’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service
    Address
    375 W. Dickman Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service
    Address
    375 W. Dickman Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Posted at 08:51am
We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts are with you. The Cobb family
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Posted at 07:26am
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Judy McCormack

Posted at 06:58pm
Joyce was a friend to all of us from the "Good old days at the Log Cabin"! Great times & lots of good memories! Faye & Judy

Mike Henry Sr.

Posted at 11:48am
Our family sends our condolences to the LaForce family. We were neighbors for many years.
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