Joyce E. Cole Hoedeman

Joyce Elaine Cole Hoedeman of East Lansing, formerly of Mason and Charlotte, passed away on February 24, 2020. Joyce was born in Grand Ledge on May 10, 1941, the second daughter of Darwin and Helen (Carrow) Cole. As an infant, she moved to Charlotte and lived there until she married David Hoedeman and moved to Mason where they raised their three sons.
Her love of music and drumming started as a young girl and her participation in the Charlotte Oriole Band was a great source of enjoyment for her; she was a proud graduate of the Charlotte High School Class of 1959. Her husband, David, preceded her in death in 2006, after being married 46 years.
She is survived by her three sons, Mike (Kathy), Matt (Karen), Marc (Sarah); her 5 grandchildren, Jessica (Dustin), Brad (Nicole), Jason, Patrick (Corinne), and Nicholas; great-grandsons, Keegen and Jayce; great-granddaughters, Renay and Mackenzie; 2 sisters, Janet (Jim) Dunn and Judy (Doug) Badgley. Many nieces and nephews also survive, plus her Chippewa Indian cousins, Injun Jim Carrow, Eddie Two-Toes Carrow, Jill Carmondy; and her best friend, Rodney Rodgers, also survives her.
Funeral Services were held on Friday, February 28, 2020, at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Mason Chapel. Interment was held in Hawley Cemetery in Mason. Instead of floral tributes, Joyce’s request was for donations to be made to the Lakeside Chapel Reachout Center, 5800 Park Lake Rd., Bath MI 48808.