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Joyce Marilyn (Wagner) Flook


Joyce Marilyn (Wagner) Flook, age 89, of Richland, MI, died Sunday morning, December 21, 2014 at Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, MI, following a brief illness.

Joyce, the daughter of Frank C. and Lillian (MacKenzie) Wagner, was born on June 7, 1925 in Battle Creek, MI and was a lifetime area resident.  She was a 1943 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School;attended Michigan State University and graduated in 1969 from the Kalamazoo School of Practical Nursing.  Joyce was a life member of the Preceptor Laureate Zeta Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority; had been a volunteer for the Gull Lake Ambulance and volunteered for many years at the Kalamazoo Hospice.  Joyce was a charter member (1957) of St. Ann Catholic Church of Gull Lake; was the Past President of the Ladies Guild of the Church several times and was responsible for the Altar Linens and Flowers for many years.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, but her true passion in life was taking care of her family and all of their friends.

Joyce was united in marriage to Harry K. "Bud" Flook on May 18, 1946 in Battle Creek and he sadly preceded her in death on November 8, 1993.  Surviving is her daughter, Marie L. Stech of Richland, MI; four sons, John C. (Katie) Flook of Battle Creek, Edward D. (Debra) Flook of Richland, Michael T. (Julie) Flook of Dowling, MI and David J. (Tamalyn) Flook of Augusta, MI; ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and a "Special Cousin," Frank (Sue) Wagner of Petoskey, MI.  Joyce was preceded in death by her parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 26th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 12648 East D Avenue, Augusta, with Father James F. Adams, Pastor, as Celebrant and DeaconMichael A. Carl, Assisting.  Joyce's family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the Church on Friday and will continue Joyce's life celebration with a time of fellowship and a luncheon immediately following the Mass in the Church's Social hall. Interment will be next to her beloved husband, Bud in Yorkville Cemetery, Ross Township at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joyce's honor may be directed to St. Ann Catholic Church.  The Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, Richland Chapel

(269-629-6022) is in charge of all the arrangements.

Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Joyce may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from Dec. 23 to Dec. 25, 2014
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