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Vivian Joyce (Ryan) Steinbrecher

December 8, 1932 ~ September 28, 2018 (age 85)

Vivian Joyce (Ryan) Steinbrecher, aged 85 of Howard City, MI passed away after a short illness.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Edwin Steinbrecher Sr.; her parents Glenn and Mary Ryan; stepmother Thelma Ryan; brothers James, Richard and Glenn Ryan; sisters Lavonna Vanden Boss, and Glenna Larsen; sisters-in-law Nancy, Maureen and Marge Ryan; Jean Miller, Marge Steinbrecher, Jerry Mull and Marilyn Huge Meyers and her dog Minnie, her companion of 15 years.

She is survived by her five children, Joyce Paggeot of Clarksville, TN, Edwin (Kathy) Steinbrecher II of Howard City, MI, Patricia White of Belmont, MI, Delores Merryman of Walker, MI, David Steinbrecher of Lowell, MI; grandchildren Jon Marie Pearson, Shannon White, Stacy Madden, Leonard (Claudia) Smith, Edwin Steinbrecher III, Crystal (Steve) Weed, Luke Merryman, Daniel Merryman; great-grandchildren Kailey White, Riley White, Kenzie Madden, Daniel (Shelby) Blanchard, Gabrielle (Dylan) Preston, Chyenne Pearson, Kristopher Pearson, Leo Weed and Oliver Weed; great-great-grandchildren Anabelle Warner, Hunter Pearson, Colter Pearson.

She was blessed with many great friends and family members. She also enjoyed her many years while working with the foster grandparent program at Tri County Middle School. Those children so enriched her life with priceless memories. She loved her family and was proud of them all.

There will be a Memorial Service Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM at Leisure Village 5305 Circle Drive, Belmont, MI 49306.

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