Joyce Louise Nowicki

Joyce Louise Nowicki, 86, of Rogers Township passed away May 25, 2017 at Rogers City Tendercare. She was born July 11, 1930 in Rogers City to Fredrick and Emline (Schalk) Wenzel.


On June 23, 1951 she married Raymond Nowicki at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Joyce was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, its Rosary Society and the Daughters of Isabella.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond;  three daughters, Gail (Jerry) Meddaugh of Ossineke, Marsha (Tim) Wirgau of Rogers Township and Christine Clark of Rogers City; six grandchildren, Raymond Meddaugh, Melissa (Jon) Schulze, Vicki Wirgau, Andrew Wirgau, Steven (Marcie) Gabara and Sam (Kim) Gabara; six great-grandsons, Braden Gabara, Ezekiel Wirgau, Elijah Schulze, Tyler Gabara, Zachary White and Eithan Schulze; and three great-granddaughters, Danielle Meddaugh, Taylor Gabara and Ellie Schulze.

She was preced

ed in death by her parents, Fredrick and Emline; infant daughter, Louise Ann; brother, Arnold Wenzel; and sons-in-law, Joseph Gabara and Roger Clark.

Visitation was at the Beck Funeral Home Tuesday, May 30, with the parish prayer service that evening. Visitation resumed at St. Ignatius Catholic Church Wednesday until time of Mass with the Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating.

Interment will take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. Ignatius Catholic School, Hospice of the Sunrise Shore or Rogers City Area Senior & Community Center in memory of Joyce Nowicki.

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