Joyce Hiatt, 81

Joyce Marlene Hiatt, 81, Wabash, died at 5:09 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at Wabash County Hospital.  She was born Feb. 5, 1933 in Sullivan, Ohio to Lester and Mary Edith (Amsbaugh) Reynolds.

Joyce married Morton W. Hiatt in Coldwater, Mich. on Aug. 13, 1972; he died Nov. 20, 2001.  She was a homemaker and also a one-time manager at Hoosier Point Restaurant.  She was a member of the Wabash American Legion Auxiliary.  Joyce enjoyed baking cookies and helping people.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary McElveen, and two grandchildren, R. Troy (Kim) McElveen, and Jennifer (Michael) Rocha, all of Wabash, and four great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her son, Richard McElveen, and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17,  at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.  Burial will follow in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash-Miami Home Healthcare and Hospice.

The memorial guest book for Joyce may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Sep 15