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Joyce Schutz

November 22, 1936 - April 15, 2024


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    Peggy Shirar says

    Ron, daughters and extended family: Remembering Joyce and those who went before her with Gond affection. She was so gracious when David and I visited. Sincerely, Peggy Shirar

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    Brenda says

    I feel blessed to have known such a wonderful caring person. Prayers to all the famil

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Joyce Schutz, 87, of Lafayette, Indiana, passed away Monday, April 15, 2024, at her home. She was born November 22, 1936 in Fickle, IN to the late Emerson and Flossie Shirar.

Joyce married Ronald Kenneth on March 22, 1959; they have been married for 65 years. He survives. Joyce grew up in a family of thirteen children. She cared for children and had daycare in her home for over twenty years. Joyce enjoyed any kind of flowers, cooking and baking. Her specialty is her lemon dessert. Her and her husband Ronald were members of Christ United Methodist Church in Lafayette. Joyce was the biggest fan of Purdue Men’s basketball.

Joyce is survived by her Husband Ronald Kenneth Schutz daughters, Lisa (Ron) LaFon, Linda (Dennis) Hamilton, five grandchildren, Kellie, Jamie, Monica, Luke, Jared, and nine great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her eight brothers, Gerald, Charles, Edger, Dale, Pete, Robert, twins, Ted and Fred, Shirar, four sisters, Jane Vantyle-Robinson, Josephine McCoy, Mary Ruth Hord, Kate Achor

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. prior to service at Tippecanoe Funeral Chapel, 3631 Morehouse Rd, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906. Reverend Kurt Freeman officiating. There will be a graveside service at a later date.