Jocelyn passed away peacefully on May 10, 2014 at the age of 85. She was currently of Caledonia, MI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Norval S. Bovee; her middle son, Shawn N. Bovee; her parents, Virginia Larrabee and Harvey Larrabee; as well as various aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Jocelyn is survived by her eldest son, Scott N. Bovee of Chattanooga, TN and his children and a great-granddaughter, Eric S. and Kristie Bovee and their daughter Sara Michelle Bovee of Chattanooga, TN, and Lisa (Bovee) Lowry and Sean Lowry of Nashville, TN; Shawn’s children, Samantha and Brandon of Rancho Mirage, CA; and her youngest son, Sethe N. Bovee and his wife Tina and their children Haley and Haden of Middleville, MI.
Jocelyn graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Michigan Teaching Certificate. Jocelyn taught in Michigan Public Schools and also worked for the Ford Motor Company. Jocelyn was active in the Red Hats, the Presbyterian Church, she was a voracious reader and her love for cats was exceeded by none.
Jocelyn is with Jesus now and will be missed by both family and friends.
We love you and you will always be in our hearts.
Private family services will be held. Arrangements by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorials may be made on behalf of Jocelyn to the ASPCA. This was her favorite charity.