OBITUARY FOR JOYCE M CARLSON
Joyce Marie Carlson passed away peacefully at Bethany Riverside Nursing Home in La Crosse, WI, on March 7, 2017.
She was born July 14, 1934, to Anna and Chris Jensen. Her childhood years were spent in South Dakota and lllinois. Her parents had immigrated from Denmark, so when the war ended the family moved to Ribe, Denmark, to help the family after the German occupation. Joyce was confirmed in Denmark and Jived there for two years. In 1953
she graduated from high school in Wilmington, IL.
After school she moved to California for a time with her cousin Doris, then moved back to live with her parents in Hinsdale, IL, where she met her husband Philip. Joyce and Philip were married March 29, 1958. In 1966 they moved to Prentice, WI.
Joyce worked for many years at Phillips Plastics until her retirement. She and Phil then turned into snowbirds, wintering in Sun City West, AZ, until Phil's health started failing. They loved to travel, making trips to Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Alaska, Las Vegas, California and Florida.
Joyce is survived by her children, Debra Carlson and Lisa (Jim) Stingl of La Crosse, James (Joyce) Carlson of Prentice, and Tina (Paul) Clements of Wisconsin
Dells. She is further survived by 13 grandchildren: Christopher (Glenda), Jason and Matthew Dustin, Mandy (Bill) Hurst, Brooke (Jordan) Nelson, and James Carlson, Zachary, Andrew and Cody Stingl, Kaylan, Krysta, Abby and Lexi Clements, 18 greatgrandchildren and many other cherished relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Philip and her parents.
A memorial service for Joyce will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 8,2017, at First Lutheran Church, Prentice. Visitation will be from noon until time of service at the church. Burial following at Hillside Cemetery, Ogema Heindl Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.heindlfuneralhome.com
The Heindl Funeral Home in Prentice is assisting the family with funeral arrangements