Joyce Huber, age 80, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Sunday, July 27, 2014, as a result of an accident.
Funeral Services are 11:00 AM Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Rev. Tim Ritter will officiate. Visitation will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Thursday from 9:30-11:00 AM. Burial will be at Pioneer Cemetery. Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI is assisting the family.
Joyce was born November 12, 1933 in Marshfield, WI to Herman and Linda (Schaefer) Braem. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1951. After high school Joyce worked for Central Wisconsin Motor Transport and the Farmers Merchants Bank in Rudolph, WI. On May 11, 1957, she was married to James Huber in Wisconsin Rapids and they moved to Minneapolis, MN, where Joyce worked for Cargill Inc. before returning to live in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. In 1978 Joyce began working at the Hotel Mead, retiring in 1998.
Joyce was an avid bowler in her younger years and enjoyed playing cards with her Bridge Club. Joyce was a dedicated fan of the Brewers, Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers, but her true loyalties were with her children and grandchildren as she followed them from one activity to another and enjoyed taking part in their lives.
Joyce was a very devoted and loving wife and mother and was blessed with six children. She is survived by her husband, James; two sons, Thomas (Deborah) Huber of Ripon, WI and Michael (Tina) Huber of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and daughters, Karen Ryun, Mary (Craig) Bremmer and Lori (Joseph) Keena all of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; 16 grandchildren, Trent Huber, Lauren Huber, Katie (James) Eisele, Jill Schreiber, Emily Schreiber, Jordan Schreiber, Jack Ryun, Michael Ryun, Tara (Tim) O'Connor, Rachel Bremmer, Payton Bremmer, Ian Keena, Allie Keena, Lizzy Keena, Garrett Huber and Brennan Huber; 3 great grandchildren, Ayden, Brecken and Cora; her sisters, Dorothy (Harold) Hancock and Delores Leitner, brother, Robert (Sally) Braem and sister-in-law, Joan (Eldon) Hurst. Joyce is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Patricia "Patti" Schreiber, sisters, Helen Ropel, Esther Trudeau and Carol Sullivan and her brothers, James Braem and William Braem.
RITCHAY FUNERAL HOME
1950 12TH ST SOUTH Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-0847
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on July 29, 2014