Joyce M. Ohlendorf, 61, of Remsen, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at the Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 18, 2008 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus, with Reverend Don Meyer officiating. Interment was in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements were with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Joyce Marie Ohlendorf was born Sept. 9, 1946 in Le Mars, to Weldon Henry and Ida Louise (Kirchoff) Ohlendorf. She was baptized on Sept. 22, 1946 at Trinity Lutheran Church and confirmed on April 10, 1960 at Trinity Lutheran Church. Joyce lived most of her life on the family farm in Amherst Township, rural Cherokee County. Joyce graduated from Marcus High School in May of 1964. In November of 2005, Joyce moved to the Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen.
Joyce was preceded in death by her father, Weldon Ohlendorf Sr. and a brother Weldon Ohlendorf Jr.
Survivors include her mother, Ida Ohlendorf of Remsen; two sisters, Joan Daniels of Remsen and Mary Hartman and her husband Gerald of Merrill; a brother, Rev. Ray Ohlendorf and his wife Bev of Taylorsville, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.