Lehman, Joyce Ethelee (Rauschert) of Davison, MI, age 84, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2023. A Funeral Service will be held at 1pm Thursday, June 22, 2023 at Trinity Lutheran Church found at 706 West Flint Street, Davison, MI 48423. Pastor Todd I. Frusti officiating.
Private interment in Flint Memorial Park Cemetary; The family will receive visitors 4-8PM Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at Allen Funeral Home located at 9136 Davison Road, Davison, MI 48423 and 12-1 pm Thursday June 22 2023 at Trinity Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Outreach East, in Joyce's memory.
Joyce was born in Flint, MI on April 13, 1939, daugther of the late Edwin and Arlene (Nitschke) Rauschert. She married Donald Lehman on August 12, 1961 in Flint, MI. Joyce earned a master's degree from Eastern Michigan University. Joyce retired from Davison Community Schools as a special education teacher in 1971 after 8 years of service. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Soroptimist Club, Trinity Women, Trinity Quilting Group, Trinity Sunday School, MOPS, a cub scout leader, Outreach East and coordinator for YFU (Youth for Understanding). Joyce enjoyed quilting, reading and cooking. She loved taking care of all animals and loved helping young children. Joyce and Don traveled this world and hosted 8 exchange students from different parts of the world. Her door was always open to anyone who needed a kind word, encourgement, a laugh and love.
Joyce is survived by her husband, Don Lehman; 2 sonss, John (Kristina) Lehman and Paul Lehman; 2 grandchildren, Mike Lehman and mason Lehman; many other loving family members and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Arlene Rauschert.