Joyce E. Drews, age 75, of Monroe, died on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Azura Memory Care in Monroe. She was born on April 26, 1944 in Monroe, the daughter of Fred and Millie (Marty) Kraus, Jr. Joyce was a 1962 graduate of Monroe High School.
Robert and Joyce Kraus were united in marriage on April 17, 1966 in Monroe.
She was employed with St. Clare Hospital as a cafeteria worker for 40 years, retiring in 1994.
She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ.
She enjoyed bowling, dancing, collecting dolls and figurines. She also enjoyed flower gardening; daisies were her favorite flower and she also enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers.
Housekeeping was very important to Joyce; she enjoyed cooking meals, washing clothes and cleaning windows. She also loved to take car rides with her husband and dogs
She is survived by her husband, Robert of Monroe; sister, Eileen (Harland) Fuchs of Monroe; several nephews and nieces.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Alvin and Robert.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home with rev. Todd Hackman officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 14th from 10:00 am until time of service at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com. Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family.