Joyce Cecelia Miller-Cardinal
Born in Goodman, Wisconsin on Jul 23, 1926
Died on Jan 26, 2018 and resided in Beloit, Wisconsin
91 of Goodman, WI, died Friday, January 26, 2018 in Sun Valley East, Beloit, WI. She was born July 23, 1926 in Goodman, WI, the daughter of Andrew and Frances (Burdick) LaChapell. Joyce attended Goodman Armstrong School, Goodman, WI. Married Leonard Miller on April 8, 1944 in Laona, WI. He preceded her on July 17, 2000. She later married Kenneth Cardinal on January 6, 2008 in Kingsford, MI. He preceded her on April 21, 2016. Joyce was formerly employed by the Spudnut Shop, The Corral, Holiday Inn, Wagon Wheel Key Club as head waitress, Bendix Corporation, Four Seasons Club as head waitress in Pembine, WI and retired from Pembine Family Restaurant as the cook. Joyce was always proud of living out by Beckman Mill in the mid 1960’s and knowing Charlie and Bessie Beckman. She was a member of Beecher Assembly of God and Maranatha Assembly of God in Kingsford, MI, where she was involved as the Women’s Ministry Leader, taught many Sunday school and VBS classes, and assisted in their donations and community clothing and food distributions through Maranatha Messengers.
Survivors include her children, Dennis (Diane) Miller of Beloit, WI, Marie (John) Sewczyk of Goodman, WI, Janice (John) Reints of Beloit, WI, and Connie (Tom) Engel of Coweta, OK; son-in-law, Frank Pierce of Beloit, WI; grandchildren, Lynn Sewczyk of Green Bay, WI, Deanna (Shawn Burdick) Bernstein of Clovis, CA, Juleene (Chris) Bendorf of Garland, TX, Ranae Walker of Beloit, WI, David (Leatrice) Reints of Footville, WI, Paul (Terresa) Reints of Janesville, WI, Russ (Katie) Engel of Franklin, WI, Bridget (Brandon) Brock of Tulsa, OK, and Marsha (Mark) Machan of Owasso, OK; 13 great grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Arlene Pierce, siblings Andrew (Grace) LaChapell, Frank (Camilla) LaChapell, Jerome (Cecelia) LaChapell, Allen (Harriet) LaChapell and Edna (Norman) Raboin.
A Memorial Service of Remembrance for Joyce will be 11am on Saturday April 28, 2018, at Maranatha Assembly of God Church in Kingsford, MI with Reverand David Wilton officiating. Family and friends may call from 10am until the time of the service at church. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Goodman, WI.
The family would like to thank Beloit Regional Hospice, Dr. Christel Tecarro, My Choice and Sun Valley East for the care that was given to Joyce.
Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting the family with arrangements.
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