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Joyce E. "Betty" Kingston


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Joyce E. "Betty" Kingston Obituary
Joyce E. "Betty" Kingston

Wisconsin Rapids - Joyce E. "Betty" Kingston, age 93, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Friday, December 15, 2017 at Cranberry Court Assisted Living, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 on Wednesday December 20, 2017 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Father Robert Schaller will officiate the service. The family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Wednesday December 20, 2017 from 9:30 until the time of the service. Burial to be held at Calvary Cemetery. Ritchay Funeral Home is Wisconsin Rapids, WI will assist the family.

Joyce was born March 13, 1924 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to Bud and Lucille (Marceau) Gaffney. She married James Kingston in March 1944 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. He preceded her in death in February 1982. Joyce was employed at Woolworth, Johnson Hills, Preway and retired as a CNA at Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Joyce was devoted to her Catholic faith. Joyce loved reading, gardening and all of her pets she had through the years. A highlight Joyce's life was the trip she made to Ireland with her father.

Joyce is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Jeff) Ruebl of Nekoosa, WI; two grandsons, Korey Olds and Ryan Olds and two great granddaughters, Mikayla Olds and Alliah Olds.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and husband, James.

The family would like to thank the staff at Cranberry Court for their loving and compassionate care.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Dec. 19, 2017
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