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Joyce Karamas

April 26, 2019
Douglas, MI



Wednesday, May 1, 2019
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Saugatuck Chapel
520 Lake Street
Saugatuck, MI 49453
(616) 392-2348
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17
Chicago, IL 60601
(800) 272-3900
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Life Story / Obituary


Joyce E. Karamas of Douglas MI, passed away on April 26, 2019 at Appledorn Assisted Living.

She was preceded in death by her parents Nicholas & Anastasia Karamas and brother, Ernest who passed away on January 8, 2019. She was also preceded in death by her lifelong companion Marjorie Waldschmidt.

Joyce is survived by her sister Shirley Kappos (Gus) and several nieces and nephews.

She was born in Chicago IL on July 27, 1926. Attended Farragut High School. She had a masters in Library Science and worked as the Art Curriculum Director with the Chicago Public Schools.

A visitation will be held at Dykstra Funeral Home in Saugatuck, Michigan on Wednesday May 1, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm with a graveside service following at the Douglas Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.