Joyce Ann Breiler
Joyce Ann Breiler

April 5, 1939 - May 16, 2017
Resided in Birch Run, MI
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BREILER, Joyce Ann. – of Clio, formerly Birch Run, age 78, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at St. Mary's of Michigan. Funeral services will be held at 11AM Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 520 Butler St., in Clio. Pastor Erik Cloeter officiating. Cremation to follow. Family will receive visitors at the church on Friday from 2PM until 8PM and Saturday from 10AM until the time of service at 11AM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Women of the Moose.

Joyce was born April 5, 1939 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Lewis and Eunice (Likam) Papineau. She was a 1956 graduate of Birch Run High School. Joyce was employed with McDonald Dairy for many years before retiring in 1982. She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, the Birch Run Moose Lodge #2426, and the Clio Eagles #3609. She enjoyed playing Euchre, fishing, and enjoyed sports. Joyce was a loyal Detroit Tigers and Pistons fan. Above all, she loved spending time with her family, and grandchildren.

Surviving are: Son, Scott (Becky) Breiler of Clio; Daughter, Cindy (John) Emeljanow of Spring Water, Canada; Grandchildren: Bailey (Matt), Natasha, Charlotte, Payton, Olivia, Andrew, and Jack; Great grandson, Cooper; Sister, Lois (Bob) Garfield; Nieces: Pam (Paul) Moore, Andrea (Walt) Adamczyk; many other loving family members and dear friends. Joyce was preceded in death by her longtime companion, Clarence King. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at

O'Guinn Family Funeral Home
Birch Run Chapel

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Messiah Lutheran Church
520 Butler St.
Clio, MI 48420
Friday, May 19, 2017
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Messiah Lutheran Church
520 Butler St.
Clio, MI 48420
Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00 AM