Joyce Runyon

August 10, 1934 ~ October 27, 2021 (age 87)


Joyce Eileen Runyon, 87, of Mackinaw, passed away, Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Hopedale Nursing Home.

She was born August 10, 1934, in Tremont to Christian and Louise Weishaupt Rapp. She married Gerald Runyon on August 25, 1957, in Morton and he survives.

Also Surviving are four children, Brenda (Bill) Cagle of Danvers, Jeff Runyon of Mackinaw, Bart (Kathy) Runyon of Mackinaw, Judy (Sam) Foster of Petersburg; six grandchildren, Bethany (Scott) Bellmyer, Britney (Zach) Angel, Noah Foster, Sara Runyon, Anna Foster, and Adam Runyon; two step grandchildren, Melissa (Mike) Miller, Alex (Rachel) Lauher; four great grandchildren and two step great grandchildren; one sister, Mary Payton of Morton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Fritz (Grace) Rapp; one brother-in-law, John Payton.

She was a cook at Deer Creek Mackinaw Schools and the Tea Room at the Depot in Mackinaw.

She loved baking and decorating cakes and her flower garden.

She was a member of the Mackinaw Christian Church, where her funeral will be at 11:00 am Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Pastor Judith Thomas will officiate. A visitation will be from 5-7 pm Monday, November 1, 2021, and one hour before the service on Tuesday both at the church. Burial will be at Mackinaw Township Cemetery. Masks are required and CDC guidelines will be followed.

Memorials may be made to the Mackinaw Christian Church.


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