Joyce M. (Oyster) Gould

Died June 5, 2018


Joyce M. (Oyster) Gould, 71, of Lupton passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at McLaren Bay Region in Bay City.

Joyce was born Nov. 24, 1946, in West Branch to Lloyd and Marjorie (Sharrow) Oyster. She enjoyed gardening, going to her treasure stores as she called it, spending time with her grandchildren and being a devoted wife, mother, sister and friend. She was always doing stuff for family members or the community. As anyone would say about Joyce, she was the “Rock” for everyone and anyone.

Joyce is survived by her husband of 37 years, Wayne Gould of Lupton; son, Douglas (Michelle) Blood of Lupton; son, John (Donna) Inman of Port Huron; daughter, Shannon (Trever) Mehl of Freeland; daughter, Mary (Enrique) Gonzalez of Texas; daughter, Jody (Dave) Bowen of Sterling; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; in-laws, Mike (Carol) Gould of New York and Pat (Andy) Miller of New York; siblings, Susan (Bob) Maddox of Texas, Larry (Rhonda) Oyster of Oklahoma, Joseph Oyster of Lupton, Jean (Kim) Card of Rose City, Russell (Gloria) Oyster of Rose City, Linda (John) Pruett of Texas; and many nieces and nephews and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Marjorie and Lloyd Oyster; sister, Nancy Weaver; sister-in-law, Bunny Oyster; brother-in-law, Dave Gould; and in-laws, Ken and Erma Gould.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in Rose City will begin Sunday, June 10, 2018, from 2-9 p.m. The funeral service will be at the funeral home Monday, June 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. Pastor Mel Killinger will officiate. Burial will follow at Lane Heights Cemetery.

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