Joyce E. (Detter) Berner, 85, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died November 3, 2012, at her home, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was born February 13, 1927, in Nickerson, Kansas, the daughter of Rufus J. and Elva M. (Snodgrass) Detter. Joyce graduated from Nickerson High School in 1945. She retired from Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Survivors include; four children, Sharon Rice (Mike), Metairie, LA; Larry Cody (Annette), Steamboat Springs, CO; Rick Cody, COS, CO; Brad Thompson (Nancy), COS, CO; two brothers, Richard Detter (Ellen), Ormond Beach, FL; Reynold Detter (Elaine), Oakdale, CA; sister-in-law, Donna Jean Detter, Sterling, KS; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins. Preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Leonard Detter. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Elliott Chapel, with Pastor Josh Holmes presiding. Friends may call 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday with family to receive friends, 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials given to: Cancer Council of Reno County; The
, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Please leave condolences for Joyce's family at www.elliottmortuary.com.
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Published in The Gazette on Nov. 11, 2012