JOYCE E. STANFIELD HOBART, IN Joyce E. Stanfield, age 79, of Hobart, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2010. She was born to George and Esther Ramsay on July 3, 1931 in Gary, IN. Joyce was a lifetime Hobart resident and a 1949 graduate of Hobart High School. She married William Stanfield on July 6, 1950 and was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. When she left, she took our hearts with her. Joyce is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Bill; sons: Bill (Diane) Stanfield of Somerville, AL, Tom (Renee) Stanfield of Hobart, and David (Ronalynn) Stanfield of Portage; daughters: Kathi (Darryl Watson) Stefanich of Lake Station and Shari Stanfield of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren: Jenifer (Chuck) Komosa, Joe (Katie) Stefanich, Alisha Compoc, Shandra (Justin) Herrberg, Katie Stanfield, Kristie Stanfield and Lindsey Watson; five great grandchildren; sisters: Verna Shaw, Phyllis McDonald, and Beverly Fitzgerald; brother, Bob Ramsay; and other loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers: Don and George Ramsay; and sister, Esther Bivens. Memorial contributions are preferred to VNA Hospice in Valparaiso. A funeral service for Joyce will be held Friday, November 5, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart. A visitation for Joyce will be Thursday, November 4, 2010 from 2:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Hobart, (219) 942-2109 or online at: www.reesfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Times on Nov. 4, 2010