Passed away Thursday January 2, 2014. Age 87 years. Joyce Elaine Petersen was born April 3, 1926 in Manistee to the late Harry and Elsie (Zimmerman) Petersen, coming to Saginaw in 1953. She married Donald Englund June 25, 1949. He predeceased her January 1, 1968, but remained in spirit to raise the family with Joyce. She was a member of Faith Ev. Lutheran Church.
Surviving are one daughter and two sons; Roger Englund, Sharon (Chris) Zalba, and David Englund, six grandchildren; Donald (Christine) Englund, Scott Englund, Kelly (Jeff) Cook and their children Brandon and Josh, Lisa (Paul) Seman and their children Abigail, Lauren, and Alaina, Christopher (Stephanie) Zalba and their children Noah and Benjamin, and Nicholas (Stephanie) Zalba, one brother David (Darlene) Petersen, one sister Lois (Robert) Schultz, and many other loving family members and friends. Joyce was predeceased by one brother Robert (Carol) Petersen.
Funeral service will take place 11AM Monday January 6, 2014 at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 4432 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Michael Hahn will officiate. Entombment will take place at Oakwood Mausoleum. Friends are welcome to gather with the family at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Rd, (S.M-47) on Sunday from 2PM to 6PM, and at the church on Monday one hour before the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Faith Ev. Lutheran Church.