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Joyce A. (Franklin) Klosterman

August 9, 1936 ~ June 25, 2020 (age 83)

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Joyce A. Klosterman, 83, of Berne, IN passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Swiss Village. Joyce was born on August 9, 1936 in Decatur, Indiana to the late Lawrence H. and Esther L. (Patterson) Franklin. Joyce was first to married David C. Embler, he survives. She then married Louis A. Klosterman and he preceded her in death on June 2, 2009.

She was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen since 2010. Joyce was a 1955 Decatur High School Graduate. She retired as a teacher’s aide for Valley Elementary School in Beavercreek, Ohio.

Joyce is survived by a son, David C. Embler Jr. of Bluffton, IN; a daughter, Jill Elizabeth (Jeff) Clinton of Panama City, FL; a brother, Patrick (Nanette) Franklin of San Jose, CA; 5 grandchildren, Jessica, Elizabeth, David, Kristin and Jeffrey. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert G. Franklin.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, 11555 US-27, Decatur, with Pastor Peter Brock presiding.

In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be given to St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen 175th Anniversary Mission Fund.

Arrangements are being handled by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, Decatur, IN.

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Funeral Service
June 30, 2020

11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church (Bingen, US, Decatur)

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