Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Joyce Elaine Leach, 72 of Portage, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 6, 2020, surrounded by her family.  She was born August 11, 1947 in Morehead, KY to Ivan and Sabra (McBrayer) Terry.  Joyce was a member of the American Legion Post 502 Women’s Auxiliary and she enjoyed playing bingo, gardening, reading and watching squirrels and hummingbirds.  Most of all she loved spending time with her loving family.  Joyce is survived by her children, Bernajean Wright, Edmond Hogge, Wendy (Bob) Pavy, Gary Hogge, Christy (Gabe) Garcia, Missy (Dave) Frary, Ari Rogers, Dustin Leach, Shannon (Andy) Leach, bonus daughters Sherry (Ken) Bartley, and Kim (Clay) Lyon-Mosier; 34 grandchildren and many great grandchildren, that knew her as Gigi, MeMaw, Granny, and Gram; and her loving dog, Baby.  She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Danny; love of her life, Bruce Lyon; heart mom, Glenna Terry; and brothers, Jimmy, Reggie, Larry, and Gary.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 1:00-3:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso with a Funeral Service beginning at 3:00 PM.  Luncheon will be held at Valparaiso Baptist Church, 612 Emmettsburg St, Valparaiso, IN 46385 at 4:00 PM following the service.  Joyce requested that you not grieve too long and have a shot of tequila for her!

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