Joyce E. Schellhammer
Joyce E. Schellhammer
  • January 9, 1938 - May 29, 2017
  • Michigan

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Joyce Elaine (Marrison) Schellhammer, 79, of Holt, Michigan joined the heavenly chorus on May 29, 2017. Born on January 9, 1938 in Lansing, Michigan to Myron Clifton and Agnes Della (nee Holey) Marrison, she married David Schellhammer on May 3, 1958. Joyce always loved to sing, and spent many years as a member of the choir at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Lansing.
Joyce was predeceased by her husband, David, in 2016, and leaves behind their sons Richard (Lori) Schellhammer of Mason, William (Charlene) Schellhammer of Lakeland, FL, and James Schellhammer of Holt. Also surviving are seven grandchildren; Lucas (Alison) Schellhammer of Scott AFB, IL, Emily (Cody) Holley of Mason, Kyle Schellhammer of Royal Oak, Brandon (Angellita) Schellhammer of Lansing, JD Ward-Schellhammer of Lansing, Aaron Schellhammer and Dalton Schellhammer of Lakeland, FL. Joyce also leaves behind five great-grandchildren; MacKenzie and Madison Schellhammer, Isabella Schellhammer, and Addison and Collin Holley.
Joyce also has three surviving sisters; Arlene Collins of North Carolina, Debi Orr of Florida, and Denise Wilmes of Missouri, as well as her step-mother, Arlene Beauregard of Florida and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Joyce's life will take place on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10:00 am at East Lawn Memory Gardens in Okemos, Michigan. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Medilodge of Capital Area for the loving care they have provided to Joyce for the past several years.
Those desiring may make contributions to Michigan Parkinson's Foundation, 30400 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 150, Bingham Farms, MI 48025 or Medilodge of Capital Area, Activities Fund, 2100 E. Provincial House Dr., Lansing, MI 48910. The family is being served by the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes Mason Chapel. Memories and online condolences may be shared with the family at