90, passed away, surrounded by family and friends on April 29, 2021. Joyce was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Otto and Margaret (Brown) Harder, on July, 11, 1930. She blessed everyone that she came in contact with. She was also a huge fan of roller skating.
Joyce is survived by her children, Vicki (Kendal Whiting) Custer, Bill (Nancy) Hanford, Ronald (Penny) Hanford, and Brian (Brenda) Hanford; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Duane (Sirrae) Harder; sisters, Deloris Tabor, and Agnes Morris. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Theodore Hanford; and sister, Barbera Gregory.
Visitation will take place on at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, from 2-4pm, and 6-8pm. A service will be held at Emanuel First Lutheran Church, Wednesday, May 5, at 11:00am. Interment will take place immediately following the service, at Chapel Hill Memorial Garden.
In lieu of flowers, Contributions can be made to McLaren Hospice, or Emanuel Lutheran Children’s School Fund.