Joyce Vermeer, 91, of Waupun,
died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at The Christian Homestead in Waupun.
Joyce was born December 4,
1923 near Marblehead in Fond du Lac County, the daughter of Everett and Viola
Greene Snyder. Joyce attended Oakfield schools until her senior year and then
graduated from Brandon High School. Following graduation she was employed at a
shoe factory in Waupun and at that time married Arnold “Hezzie” Vermeer. Following
Hezzie’s discharge from the Army, the couple farmed in the Brandon area for
several years and moved to Waupun in 1976. Joyce enjoyed country and gospel
music, word searches, puzzles, crocheting, Bible study, and was an avid Brewer
and Packer fan.
Joyce is survived by two
daughters: Carol (Bob) Zietlow of Waupun, and Sandy (Gary) Toshner of Ripon; two
grandchildren: Steve (Cindy) Zietlow of Waupun, and Mike Zietlow of North Fond
du Lac; two step-grandchildren: Ryan Toshner and Mara Toshner; five
great-grandchildren: Cody, Shelby, Reid, Raine, and Olivia Zietlow; three
sisters: Irene Stobb (Don Reisen) of Waupun, Margaret (John) Hoekstra of Waupun,
and Ruth Stobb of Ripon; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Arnold, in 1992; five brothers: Lyle, Wayne, Ronald, Roger, and
Thomas Snyder; three sisters: Ruby Wright, Hazel Bly, and Darlene Rostyne; and
a great-grandson, Bryan.
The family wishes to thank The
Christian Home, The Christian Homestead, Waupun Memorial Hospital, Rev. Dennis
Overlien, Dr. Robert Nagle, and Dr. Peter Timmermans for all of the care and
concern shown to their mom. No one could have cared for her more.
services for Joyce Vermeer will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. at
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Dennis Overlien officiating. Burial
will follow at Brandon Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call on the family
on Wednesday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of service.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home
of Waupun and staff are serving the family.
Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further
information and to send condolences.