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Joyce E. Prieur
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  • Compassus Hospice
    401 Center Ave.
    Bay City, MI 48708

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“Holly, condolences & prayers for your entire family on the loss of your Dear Mother. ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: Jan Mercer

“We were friends for 70 years and I can't remember ever seeing her without a smile on her face. I will miss her very much. ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: Geneva Buck - Bay City, MI

“To holly and family, your mom was such a special person and a roll model, I remember her way back when your dad was alive, she and your dad was such...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Barb Evans - Rockford, MI

“Holly and family, what a wonderful person she was. My mother thought the world of their friendship and times together. Sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Barb Skrzypczak - Bay City, MI

“Dear Holly, so very sorry for the loss of your Mom. A very special lady, especially for being such a special friend to my Mom.Prayer's and good...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Barb Skrzypczak - Bay City, MI

“Holly,condolences to you and your family. She was a wonderful lady and such a special friend to my mother.Prayer's and good thoughts to you and your...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Barb Skrzypczak - Bay City, MI

“Dick, Pam, Penny, Holly, Jeff and Terri.. I'm sorry to hear of your mom's passing, She was a Spectacular Woman and I always enjoyed chatting with her...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Bell - MI

“So sorry. We just had a death in family, my nepfew and the wounds are still fresh,so I understand yours. God Bless. Jeannette McDonald ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Penny,I am so sorry about the loss of your dear and precious mom. I know your heart is breaking with the loss. You and your family will be in...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Marilyn Abbs - Dawsonville, GA

“Dear Prieur familyI along with my Mom Geneva Buck, were saddened to hear of your mother's passing. She was a great friend to my Mom. Our prayers are...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Carol Watson - Land O Lakes, FL

“Dear Prieur Family, Thoughts and prayers to all of you during this difficult time. Have such fond memories from Sharpe Street ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Martha (Miller) O'Flaherty - CO

“I am so very sorry to hear of your loss of a great Gal and Mother! Joyce and Leon were very close to my Husband, Bob and I! Taking trips, Golfing...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Charlotte Blumenstein - MI

“with deepest sympathy she raised a wonderful family and was so proud of all of you she also praised ...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss!! ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Laurie Wright - Bay City, MI

“Penny and family,we are so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful lady. You are in our prayers. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Mike and Kim Prime - Bay City, MI

“So sorry to have heard of your mothers passing! May she rest in peace now! ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Donna Groya - Bay city, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. I feel blessed to have known the beautiful person Joyce was and am grateful for the time...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: yvette lemere - munger, MI

“Holly I am so sorry to read about your Mom's passing . She was such a wonderful lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: jocelyn wilson - wyoming, MI


19 of 21 | Posted by: Beth Brennan Tarkowski - Orlando, FL

“She was such a wonderful person and so of life. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Bill & Sherry Jones ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Sherry & Bill Jones - Essexville, MI

“So sorry to her of mom's passing. She was a wonderful lady and I know you were all blessed with a wonderful mother for all of the days of her...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Gary and Ginny Gordon - MI


Joyce E. Prieur was born in Bay City, MI on September 24, 1924. She passed away, with her family at her side, September 7, 2016 at Bay Medical Care Facility, Essexville, MI. She was a member of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish. Joyce retired from McLaren Bay Region where she was a member of the Quality Assurance Team.
She is survived by 6 children: Richard (Sandra) Prieur, Pam Burgeson, Holly (Robert) Hackborn, Penny (Roger) Zacharko, Jeff Prieur and Terrie (Ted) Freilach, 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Her husband, Leon A. Prieur preceded her in death in 1991 and her son-in-law Gary Burgeson in 2007. Joyce was an avid golfer and bowler and enjoyed her weekly games of dominos with many friends. Joyce had a passion for reading and writing and frequenting the local library.
The family will greet friends at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 12 Noon until 1:00 p.m. when the Funeral Liturgy will take place with Rev. Fr. Dale Orlik presiding. Private family burial will be at St. Patrick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Compassus Hospice or Brian's House.