Marilyn ‘Joyce’ Frazier, 82, of Syracuse, Indiana

Published 10:02 am Monday, March 18, 2019

Marilyn “Joyce” Frazier, 82, of Syracuse, Indiana, formerly of Niles, passed away at Goshen Hospital in Goshen, Indiana on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Joyce was born on Oct. 23, 1936, to the late Erie and Louise (Marshall) Hemminger in Dowagiac.

On July 3, 1955, Joyce married Allen Frazier at the Bertrand Bible Church in Niles. She worked for many years at SPI on Stateline Road in Niles. Joyce enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and planting flowers. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will be missed by her fur babies.

Marilyn ‘Joyce’ Frazier

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Allen Frazier; and her fifteen siblings.

Joyce is survived by her sons, Michael Frazier, of Syracuse and Rex (Maria) of Niles; seven grandchildren and three great-granddaughters.

Memorial contributions in her memory should be directed to the Niles/Buchanan Relay for Life.

A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Brown Funeral Home in Niles. A time of visitation will begin one hour prior. She will be laid to rest with her husband at Silverbrook Cemetery.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, of Niles.