Date of Death:
August 25, 2012
Age 79 of Eaton Rapids passed away peacefully Saturday, August 25, 2012. Joanne was born in Onaway, Michigan on April 28, 1933, the daughter of Carmen and Bernieta Wheeler. She graduated from Stockbridge High School in 1951. Was employed by Citizens Insurance, Lansing Supply and retired from the City of Eaton Rapids. Her lifelong endeavors include being a member of the fireman’s auxillary, St. Peters Choir, a volunteer at St. Vincents, teaching ccd classes, being an avid 4-H mom, she enjoyed gardener and a member of St. Peter Catholic Church for 57 years.
Surviving is her husband, Ronald L. Byerly; their daughters, Kimberly Byerly, Kaye (Todd) Byerly-Cole, Pamela (David) Wigent and Jody (Rick) Strank; 8 grandchildren and 6 ½ great grandchildren.
Mass of the Christian burial will be Wednesday, August 29 at 11:00 AM at St. Peter Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Ben Constantine as celebrant. Family will receive friends at the Skinner Funeral Home in Eaton Rapids on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm with Rosary being recited at 8:00 pm at the funeral Home.
St. Vincent DePaul Society in memory of Joanne Byerly
2:00PM to 4:00PM on Tuesday August 28, 2012 at Skinner Funeral Home - Eaton Rapids (map/driving directions
6:00PM to 8:00PM on Tuesday August 28, 2012 at Skinner Funeral Home - Eaton Rapids (map/driving directions
Funeral Service: Service at 8:00PM at Skinner Funeral Home - Eaton Rapids on Tuesday August 28, 2012 (map/driving directions
Funeral Service: Service at 11:00AM at St. Peter Catholic Church on Wednesday August 29, 2012 (map/driving directions