November 30, 1932 - July 6, 2021
Great Bend, Kansas - Joyce Louise Niederee, 88, passed away on July 6, 2021, in her birthplace of Larned. She was born November 30, 1932, to Albert and Mary (Strecker) Schartz.
Survivors include five sons, Michael Niederee and wife Laura of Winfield, Dr. David Niederee and wife Cindy of Derby, Dr. William "Bill" Niederee and wife Robin of Great Bend, Thomas "Tom" Niederee and wife Dr. Laurie of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Dr. Mark Niederee and wife Myra of Wichita; a brother, A.W. "Bill" Schartz, Jr. of Larned; two sisters, Jane Bahr and husband Marvin of Kansas City, Mo., and Eileen Weiss and husband John of Lawrence; fourteen grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson; a great-granddaughter; and sister-in-law, Patricia Schartz.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, July 9, 2021, at Bryant Funeral Home, with Altar Society rosary at 4 p.m. and Vigil service and rosary at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 10, 2021, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Great Bend, with Father Aneesh, MSFS presiding. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. in the Larned Cemetery. Memorials have been designated to Holy Family School Endowment Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.
Published by Wichita Eagle on Jul. 8, 2021.