Joyce M. (Peterson) Kimmel, age 71, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 2:05 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Linda E. White Hospice House.
Joyce was born March 3, 1950, in Caldwell, KS, to Donald H. and Grace (Lomax) Peterson. She graduated from Castle High School in 1968 and went on to graduate from Deaconess School of Nursing. Joyce retired from Deaconess Hospital in 1999 after 28 years of Nursing. She was a member of Northeast Park Baptist Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Joyce loved her cats and vacations with her family, and she especially loved her husband, daughters, and granddaughters.
Joyce is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Charles Kimmel, Jr.; daughters, Christina Clifford (Paul) of Nicholasville, KY, and Michelle Kimmel of Evansville, IN; brothers, Paul Peterson (Cheryl), and John Peterson (Debbie); granddaughters, Trinity Clifford and Ellie Clifford; brother-in-law, Jeff Wyber; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Grace Peterson; and sisters, Donna Grace Peterson and Norma Wyber.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville. A Live Stream will be available beginning twenty minutes prior to the service time. Please visit www.boonefuneralhome.net, select your loved one’s obituary, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click Live Stream. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Newburgh, IN.
Friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 11, 2021, and from 1:00 p.m. until service time, Saturday, June 12, 2021, at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Another Chance for Animals at 2808 North First Avenue, Evansville, IN 47710.
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