Joyce Ann Rybka, 79, resident of Bartlesville, died at 12:35 PM on Tuesday February 19, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, February 22, 2013 in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Joe Dan Fowler of Bartlesville officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
A memorial has been established and those who wish to make a contribution in memory of Mrs. Rybka may do so to:
6600 South Yale Ave. Suite 1310, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136-3346.
Joyce Ann Rybka was born November 16, 1933 at Joplin, Missouri to Robert D. and Gladys M. (Stone) Mitchell. She was raised and educated in Joplin, Missouri, Afton, Oklahoma and Bartlesville, graduating from College High School in Bartlesville in 1951. Mrs. Rybka attended the University of Oklahoma for two years and was a member of the Alpha Phi Sorority. She returned to Bartlesville and was married to Louis Rybka on June 1, 1954 at the First Baptist Church. She was employed with Cities Services Oil Company for several years until starting her family. Mrs. Rybka was a member of the First Baptist Church for many years.
Survivors include her husband Louis Rybka of the family home in Bartlesville; one son Stephen Mark Rybka of Cincinnati, Ohio; one daughter Kristy Lynn Biswell of Tulsa; two grandchildren Dr. Jennifer Michelle Cropp and Conner Ryan Biswell. Mrs. Rybka was preceded in death by her parents and a son Scott Mitchell Rybka. Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.