Neiderquill, Joyce M., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt, went home to be with the Lord early Saturday, January 24, 2015. Joyce passed away at home with her family by her side, at the age of 77 years. Joyce Mary Dubay was born August 17, 1937, in Saginaw, the daughter of the late Charles and Wanda (Tarras) Dubay. She graduated from Arthur Hill High School with the Class of 1955. She married Richard T. “Butch” Neiderquill on May 19, 1956; he predeceased her May 13, 2007. Joyce had been employed as a school crossing guard at the corner of Sauk and Brockway Roads. She owned a ceramics shop and later was employed in marketing for various publications. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Freeland, and formerly of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, and had been involved in church activities. She enjoyed ceramics, gardening, and following her children’s and grandchildren’s sports. Surviving are four sons and one daughter, Mark and his wife Louanne Neiderquill, Craig Neiderquill, Chad Neiderquill, Courtney Neiderquill and Zachary Neiderquill. Another daughter, Kelly Neiderquill, predeceased her. She also leaves three grandchildren, Jeremy and his wife Maribeth Neiderquill, Ryan and his wife Janis Neiderquill, and Jennifer Neiderquill; five great-grandchildren, Willson, Gracie, Austin, Damon and Kayden; one brother, one sister, and their spouses, Ronald and Yvonne Dubay, and Debbie and Tom Crosby; several nieces, nephews and their families. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 300 Johnson St., Freeland. Rev. Fr. Robert DeLand will officiate. Joyce’s family will receive friends at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, where a parish Vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday. Family and friends may then gather at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Agnes Catholic Church or the Humane Society of Saginaw County.