Joyce Flippin, 65 of Waukee, Iowa died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at Taylor House Hospice. Funeral/Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday Dec. 17, 2016 at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home, in Montezuma, Iowa. Visitation was at noon at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home with the family present until 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Joyce Flippin Memorial Fund.
Joyce Ellen Flippin, the daughter of William and Virginia (Kline) Douglass was born on Sept. 5, 1951 in Grinnell, Iowa. She graduated from Papillion High School. She attended Wayne State College for one year then went on to Nursing School in Omaha.
After college, she moved to Alaska, where she spent 18 years raising her children and spending time in the outdoors. In 1994, Joyce returned to the Midwest and made her home in Montezuma, Iowa where her parents lived. She spent over 17 years working as a nurse at Brookhaven Nursing Home. During her free time, she loved working on her crafts, gardening, baking and canning, and spending time with her family.
Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Derrick (Melissa) Flippin of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Jarred Flippin of Ankeny, Iowa; four grandchildren, Kaylee and Emma Flippin, and Addison and Gabriel Flippin; her father, William Douglass of Montezuma, Iowa; her sister, Susan Douglass of Altoona, Iowa; a brother, Robert Douglass and special friend, Ginger, of Barnes City, Iowa.
Joyce was proceeded in death by her mother, Virginia Douglass.
Holland-Coble Funeral Home - Montezuma
201 West Main Street P.O. Box 727
Montezuma, IA 50171
Published in The Peninsula Clarion on Dec. 18, 2016