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Joyce M. Klingerman

February 16, 1955 — April 28, 2024

Bremen

Joyce M. Klingerman, 69, passed away on April 28, 2024, peacefully in her home in Bremen. 

 

Joyce married the love of her life, Brian E. Klingerman, on September 7, 1985. Together, they raised their two daughters, Jessica and Brandi, and built a beautiful life.

 

Joyce was born on February 16, 1955, to Louis J. and Lucille T. (Veclotch) Emenaker and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1973. Joyce spent the bulk of her career at U.S. Granules Corporation in Plymouth for 45 years, serving as their Executive Vice President for more than a decade. 

 

Joyce spent her life having fun on the lake, cheering on the Chicago Bears and Fighting Irish with her husband, taking trips to Las Vegas with friends, and caring for her family. She made life a lot of fun for everyone with her witty sense of humor, love of music, and fun-loving attitude. She was known for her fierce independence, strong will, and kind heart. 

 

More than anything, Joyce loved taking care of her girls and being a doting grandmother.

 

Joyce will be sorely missed by her daughters Jessica Klingerman and Brandi (Zachary) Wampler, and grandson Ivan Wampler.

 

She is survived by her sister Susan (Herb) Lechlitner and brother George (Linda) Emenaker; in-laws Chester (Skip) Klingerman, Karen Klingerman, Kristi (Steve) Burkins, Beth Klingerman, and several nieces and nephews; and good friends Mike and Betty Weldy and their children.

 

In heaven, Joyce joins her husband Brian, brother L. Michael Emenaker, and her parents.

 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, from 4-6:45 pm at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth. A Vigil Prayer Service will be held at 6:45 pm. 

 

Mass of the Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 11 am at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 803 W. Bike St. Bremen, IN 46506 with Fr. Daniel Niezer officiating. Visitation will resume one hour prior to mass. 

 

Burial will take place in the Bremen Cemetery, Bremen.

 

Memorial contributions may be given to the family for Joyce’s grandson Ivan Brian Wampler, which will be created into a special needs trust.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home

1100 N Michigan St, Plymouth, IN 46563

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Visitation

Thursday, May 2, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St Dominic Catholic Church

803 W Bike St, Bremen, IN 46506

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Mass

Thursday, May 2, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St Dominic Catholic Church

803 W Bike St, Bremen, IN 46506

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Graveside Service

Thursday, May 2, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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