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Joyce Arlene (Russell) Leicht

November 22, 1939 ~ July 21, 2017 (age 77)

Joyce Arlene Leicht, age 77, of Elwood, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 at her residence.
She was born in Wheeling, IN on November 22, 1939, to the late Charley and Pauline (Morgan) Russell.
Joyce was retired from State Plating in Elwood after 24 years of service where she worked in packing.  She was a very crafty person who loved quilting and painting.   She had a love for pets, especially her dog.  More than anything Joyce loved spending time with her family and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.   
Joyce is survived by son, Edward "Butch" E. Leicht, Jr., daughter, Christine (Willie) Thomason, daughter, (Marla) Jo Leicht, grandchildren, Adam ( Misty) Leicht, Danielle Thomason, Brian (Chelsea Israel) Thomason, Tony Leicht, April Jeske, Joshua Moody, and Angela Moody, several great grandchildren, brother, Bud Russell, brother, Frank Russell, brother, Fred Russell, sister, Loretta  Paikos, and special friends, June & Terry Sexton.  Joyce was preceded in death by her father, Charley Russell, mother, Pauline Russell-Smith, daughter, Gloria Leicht Faustich, brother, Jerry Russell, brother, Joe Russell, and sister, Gloria Russell.

In accordance with Joyce's wishes cremation will take place and a celebration of life will be held at a future date.  Dunnichay Funeral Home has been entrusted with Joyce's final arrangements.    

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Home Health Hospice, 9894 East 121st St. Fishers, IN 46037.

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Private Family Service with a Celebration Of Life Service at a later date.

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