Milo – Joyce E. Bavelaar, beloved wife of Daniel O. Bavelaar, has gone home to her Lord and Savior, July 11, 2021. Joyce was born in 1937 at Patterson General Hospital in New Jersey. Her parents, Egon R. Jenson and Katherine (Osinga) Jenson predeceased her. She graduated from Pompton Lakes High School and married Daniel on December 21, 1955. Joyce was a member of the Bradford Baptist Church in Bradford, ME. She served as an EMT and worked for Three Rivers Ambulance Service as bookkeeper, scheduler, attendant and driver for six years.
She is survived by her four children, Daniel R. Bavelaar (Claudine), Katherine M. Smaha, Belinda R. Raymond (Joseph) and Victoria J. Bavelaar (Michael Cilley). She leaves ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, with another on the way.
The family will have a private graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Bradford Baptist Church, 461 Main Road, Bradford, ME 04410. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.