Joyce D. Thomm, age 93, of Monroe, died on Monday, March 02, 2020, at St. Clare Friedensheim. She was born on July 30, 1926 in Monroe, the daughter of Henry and Martha (Kiel) Staver. Joyce and Gerald Thomm were united in marriage on August 11, 1946 at the Emmanuel Evangelical Church.
Joyce farmed in Monroe Township with her husband until 1965. She then worked for several different places in the Monroe area. She was member of St. John’s United Church of Christ and the Monroe Clinic Auxiliary. She volunteered at the Monroe Hospital and the National Historic Cheesemaking Center and the Historical Society. Joyce also enjoyed golfing, bowling and gardening.
She is survived by her children, Jeff (Rhonda) Thomm of Monroe, Ron (Ginger) Thomm of Monroe, Jill (Franz) Niederberger of Pine River, Chris (Richard) Gratz of Monroe; 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Gerald; grandson, Paul Niederberger; sisters, Geraldine Delwiche and Irene Maass.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 12:00 Noon at St. John’s United Church of Christ with Rev. Todd Hackman officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 5th, from 10:00 am until time of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ.