Poindexter, Joyce Brigitha (Nee Bovens) Of Glendale, passed away peacefully at age 89 with close family at her side on January 26, 2013. Married to the late Bill Poindexter, she joins deceased sisters Cynthia (Gus) Bueno, Muriel (Hans) Gevin and Brigitha (Robert) Brand. Joyce is survived by her loving children, Muriel Poindexter, Sheila Poindexter (Larry) Schmitt and Bruce (Lesley) Poindexter. Beloved "Oma" of, Jean, Neil, Jenny and Allyson; Great "Oma" of Mia and Gwenith. Further survived by many other dear relatives and friends. Born in South Africa to Dutch parents, Joyce also resided in Indonesia and the Netherlands, where she studied classical ballet. Post WWII she became a permanent resident of Milwaukee, where she was employed for thirty years at Koss Corporation in customer and technical support. In retirement she was a dedicated volunteer at Columbia St. Mary's Hospital. Joyce had a delightful spirit. She touched many lives with her huge heart and loving ways. She will be greatly missed. A celebration of Joyce's life will be held at Feerick Funeral Home on Saturday, February 9, with visitation from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, followed by a service at 5:00 PM. The family would like to thank the staff at Horizon Hospice for their exceptional care and support.
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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from February 3 to February 6, 2013