Joyce J. Norden, age 84, of Gladstone, passed away Sunday afternoon, December 30, 2012, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.
Joyce was born June 4, 1928, in Gladstone, the daughter of Carl and Lillie (Holmberg) Johnson. Joyce was raised in Gladstone and was a 1946 graduate of the Gladstone High School . Following graduation, Joyce went on to attend Northern Michigan University where she received her Elementary Teaching Certificate in 1949. Joyce accepted her first teaching position for the Rock Public Schools where she taught elementary education. On May 30th, 1951, Joyce was united in marriage to Richard