May 31, 1926 - February 13, 2013
Joyce passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre. She will be fondly remembered by her daughter Pam Oldfield (Dennis Berg); son Kevin (Darrin Hagen); granddaughter Julia (Colton) Jamrichko; and great-granddaughters, Keira and Natalie. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and was predeceased by her loving husband of sixty-three years, Harold; and two brothers, Frank and Floyd Goettsch. Joyce was born in Consort, AB and moved to Calgary over sixty years ago. She worked part-time at The Bay until she retired. Joyce and Harold enjoyed wintering in Arizona, golfing, and square and round dancing. Family and friends will remember Joyce as a warm and caring woman. A Celebration of Joyce's Life will be held at LEYDEN'S Chapel of Remembrance (corner of 17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. The family would like to thank the caregivers at the Peter Lougheed Centre for their kindness and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund (9202 Horton Road S.W., Calgary, AB T2V 2X4). Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.leydens.com. Arrangements entrusted to LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM (304 - 18 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB). Telephone: 403-228-4422.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Feb. 16 to Feb. 18, 2013