Joyce A. Gresen

Gresen, Joyce A. (Fielding)

Joyce A. Gresen, age 82, New London, died on Thursday, February 21, 2013. Joyce was born on August 8, 1930, in Dale daughter of the late Edmond and Alice (VanSlate) Fielding. She was united in marriage to Eugene Gresen on August 20, 1952, in New London. She graduated from New London High School in 1948. Joyce worked for 27 years at Hamilton's canning Factory followed by 18 years at Simmons Juvenile Products until her retirement in 1994. She volunteered at the VFW and enjoyed camping at Cecil. Her hobbies included gardening, canning, watching the Packers and hosting Thanksgiving dinner for family. Joyce was currently a resident at St Joseph Residence and was a member of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband Eugene "Gene"; a sister Doloris (Paul) Jasman, Fond Du Lac and a sister-in-law, Elaine Ferg, Manawa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Charles Fielding, and two sisters, Jeanette Wischow and Bernice Loos.

Funeral Mass for Joyce will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, New London with Fr. Joseph Irudamoney officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 1-4 p.m. at Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London and at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Special thank you to the staff at St. Joseph Residence, Heartland Hospice, and Dr. Schlais.

Joyce will be greatly missed by her husband, sister and nieces and nephews and two special nieces, Diane and Darlene for the special care given to Joyce and Gene.


Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Feb. 22, 2013