Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Joyce Elenora Spann-Adams, 99 of Wolcottville, formerly a resident of Valparaiso for 60 years, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019.  She was born July 14, 1920 in Kiel, WI, the beloved daughter of Walter and Elenora (Schmahl) Spann.  Joyce was active in County and State Parent Teacher work. After her children’s high school graduation, she clerked at Brown’s Dairy; then moved on to work for 17 years as cashier in the Student Union at Valparaiso University. She also sang in the Valparaiso University Civic Choral Society Choir under the direction of Professor Eldon Balco for 15 years. Upon retirement, she volunteered at the Presbyterian Resale Shop and cashiered at the book-sale room in the Valparaiso Public Library. At age 92, she moved to Oliver Lake in LaGrange County with her eldest daughter Barbara and husband Roger to enjoy her 11 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.  On July 19, 1941 in Plymouth, WI, Joyce married Joe Lenard Adams, who preceded her in death in 1981. She is survived by their children: David (Barbara) Adams of Corbett, OR, Barbara (Roger) Inskeep of Wolcottville, Debra (Donald) Mulanax of Peel, AR; 11 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Steven Adams, and 5 siblings.
A visitation will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 9-11 AM CST at the First Presbyterian Church, 3401 N. Valparaiso St., Valparaiso, with a funeral service beginning at 11 AM CST.  Burial to follow at Graceland Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Women’s Auxiliary Group.

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