Joyce Vasbinder Obituary

Joyce Annabella Vasbinder
Joyce Annabella Vasbinder

April 6, 1932 - May 8, 2019
Born in Peoria, Illinois
Resided in Vancouver, Washington
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Joyce A Vasbinder (JoJo), 87, passed away on May 8, 2019. JoJo was born on April 6th, 1932 in Peoria, IL to Charles & Mary Wirth. The family moved to Portland, Oregon, where she graduated from Grant High School. She married Richard (Buzz) Vasbinder on June 22, 1958. They raised 3 boys with her as the homemaker. As the family grew, she cared for her grandkids, nieces, nephews, & extended family children. JoJo also loved her snacks while playing games like You-no (Uno) or Double Solitaire, doing puzzles, watching her grandkids’ events, country music (like Johnny Cash & Charlie Pride), or just watching TV game shows.

Joyce was proceeded in death by her husband & parents, brother Chuck Wirth, sister Shirley Westover, and grandson Derek Vasbinder. She is survived by her sisters Beverly Archer, Delores “Charlene” Lasher, & Marilyn Wells; sons Bryan Vasbinder (Jackie), Craig Vasbinder (Sandra), & Dennis Vasbinder (Brenda); and her grandchildren Ryan Vasbinder, Michael Vasbinder, Kelli Vasbinder, Michelle Vasbinder, Karissa Vasbinder, & Kordell Vasbinder and many others who knew as Grandma JoJo.

The family will be hosting a Celebration of Life Open House from 11am to 4pm, June 1, 2019, at Dennis & Brenda’s house. Remembrances may be made in the form desired by friends. For those choosing memorial contributions, the family has designated the Dementia Society of America.

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3414 NE 52nd Street #101
Vancouver, WA US 98661