Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 10, 2013

Joseph H. Chance III

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Joseph H. Chance III, 66, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Joe was born on June 27, 1946, in Detroit, to Mabelle (Beales) and Joseph H. Chance Jr.

Joe loved reading the newspaper and magazines as well as keeping track of the weather. He was also a lifelong Elvis fan.

When Joe was feeling good, he had a great sense of humor and laughed easily with friends and family. In addition to his family, Joe was fortunate to have many wonderful friends, family members and caregivers in his life; he will be missed by them all.

Surviving Joe are his mother, Mabelle; brother, Randolph Chance; sister, Claudia (Warren Jones) Berry; and many other loving family members, caregivers and friends.

Joe was preceded in death by his father, Joseph H. Chance Jr.

Funeral services for Joe will take place at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, on Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Ogdensburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to a charity of one’s choice.

Please sign Joe’s online guestbook at