Barbara "Joyce" Beaver
Residence: Yeoman, Indiana
Died: Saturday, June 19, 2021
Location: 7:20 p.m., at the Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis, Indiana
 
 
Age: 87
Date of Birth: Sunday, May 27, 1934
Birth place: Wolcott, Indiana
 
 
Father: Everal Blanchette  
Mother: Rita ( Billings ) Blanchette  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Joyce had lived in Yeoman, Indiana, for the last seven years.
Funeral Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Funeral Location: 5:00 p.m., Saturday, June 26, 2021, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana. The Service will be live streamed on the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home Facebook Page.
Clergy: Rev. Benji Riddle of the Monticello Christian Church of Monticello, Indiana.
Burial will take place: Private for the Family at the Hughes Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: Visitation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, June 26, 2021, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Joyce had lived in Yeoma, Indiana, for the last seven years. She was a 1951 graduate of Wolcott High School of Wolcott, Indiana. Joyce and her late husband, Gil, owned and operated the former Beaver Dam Inn of Monticello (Norway), Indiana. They sold the Beaver Dam Inn in 1984 and moved to Tucson, Arizona. After moving to Tucson, Arizona, they owned and operated the Beaver Mobile Park and were distributors for Little Debbie Snack Cakes. They then sold everything in Tucson, Arizona, and moved back to Indiana. Joyce was a member of the Monticello Christian Church, Ladies Auxiliaries of the AmVets Post #91, American Legion Post #81, and VFW Post #2231, all of Monticello, Indiana. She was known for her amazing cooking when they owned and operated the Beaver Dam Inn of Monticello, Indiana. Joyce made amazing friend chicken, catfish, and chicken gizzards. She made and provided all the chicken and noodles for all the family get togethers. Joyce was an amazing wife, mom, grandma, great grandma, sister, aunt, and was loved and will be missed by everyone.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Family. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Marriage Information: On August 2, 1952, in Remington, Indiana, she married Gilbert M. "Gil" Beaver:; he passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2015.
Survivors include:
Two (2) Sons,
Michael (wife Susan) Beaver of Luthersville, Georgia, and
Mallory (wife Cindy) Beaver of Peru, Indiana;

Two (2) Daughters,
Rhonda (husband Robert) Hamacher of Tucson, Arizona, and
Kim Banes of Monticello, Indiana;

Thirteen (13) Grandchildren;

Twenty - Four (24) Great Grandchildren;

Two (2) Great Great Grandchildren;

Five (5) Siblings,
Joann Kyburz of Wolcott, Indiana,
Janet Prescott of Bellingham, Washington,
Kerry (wife Gina) Blanchette of Fort Wayne, Indiana,
Kathy (husband Tim) Ryan of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and
Karen (husband Kenny) White of Fort Wayne, Indiana;

Sister-In-Law,
Marietta (Beaver) Gurley of Pinellas Park, Florida;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces, Great Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.


Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Everal and Rita (Billngs) Blanchette;


Husband,
Gilbert M. "Gil" Beaver;

One (1) Brother and Sister-In-Law,
Kenny and Janet Blanchette;

Son-In-Law,
David "Dave" Banes;

One (1) Brother-In-Law,
Ed Kyburz.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.