Joy Hoek

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Joy H. Hoek, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2005, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born Aug. 1, 1914, in Chelsea, Mich., daughter of Emmett and Eva Nutton Dancer. She and Victor P. Hoek were married in 1940 in Chelsea. He died in 1981.

Hoek was a member of Burlingame United Church of Christ, and Cora Barber Guild of Butterworth Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter, Suzanne Russell of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Nadine Leja of Grand Rapids, Mich.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son and three brothers.

There is no service. Entombment will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Grand Rapids.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.