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Joyce E. (Barson) Menzie

October 15, 1942 ~ June 15, 2017 (age 74)

Joyce E. Menzie, age 74, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 in South Bend, IN. Joyce worked at Information & Records, doing microfilming for storage, for 28 years in the South Bend area.

Joyce was born October 15, 1942 in South Bend to George and Margaret (Hegyi) Barson. Joyce is survived by children Denise (Will) Van Scoyk of Mishawaka, IN, Dianne (Jerry) Szmanda of South Bend, Darlene (Jim) Krallman of Warsaw, IN, and Donnie (Judy) Menzie of Mishawaka; grandchildren Amber Krallman, Matthew (Jessica) Krallman, Jennifer (Adam) Habegger, Andrew Krallman, Kaci (Eric) DeMaegd, Tony (Danielle) Evanoff, Bryan Evanoff, and Austin Szmanda; great grandchildren Aric, August, Jordan, Landen, Cameron, Logan, Sienna, Katiana, Thomas, Izabeau, and Eleanor; and brother Ronald (Carolyn) Barson of South Bend. Joyce is preceded in death by her parents George and Margaret Barson.

Joyce was a graduate of Riley High School. She also ushered for Notre Dame and the South Bend Silverhawks. She enjoyed working at JC Penny for 12 years.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Palmer Funeral Home River Park, 2528 Mishawaka Ave., South Bend, IN 46615. Pastor Bob Vale will officiate. Burial will follow the Tuesday service at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park in Granger, IN. Friends may visit with the family on Monday, June 19th, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Palmer Funeral Home River Park.

Memorial contributions to the Menzie family may be made to the American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Dr., Mishawaka, IN 46545. Palmer Funeral Home River Park is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society - Mishawaka Branch
130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka IN 46545
Tel: 1-574-257-9789

 Service Information

June 19, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - River Park
2528 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, IN 46615

Funeral Service
June 20, 2017

11:00 AM
Palmer Funeral Home - River Park
2528 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, IN 46615

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