Short, Joyce May, Hale, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Medical Center. Age 73 years. The daughter of the late Elmer Winchell and Audith (Weir) Castle, Joyce was born on December 16, 1940 in National City, Michigan. Joyce was a very avid outdoors woman and loved to hunt and fish. She also liked to crochet and work on puzzles. Surviving are two sons and two daughters, Kelly and Wally Olszewski, Huntsville, Alabama; Chet Short, Laverne, Tennessee; Dustin Short, Millington; Ty and Ricky Kolibak, Hale; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson; two brothers and one sister, Art and Al Winchell and Phyllis Lake. Joyce was preceded in death by an infant son, Rustin Short and two brothers and one sister. Honoring Joyce’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to any local Animal Shelter or Conservation Organization. Arrangements have been entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home of Saginaw.