Joyce E. Conn, age 91, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021, at 3:00 P.M. at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021, from 1:00-3:00 P.M. at the funeral chapel.
Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be followed.
Joyce Elizabeth Conn was born on September 4, 1929, in Manchester, Iowa. She was the daughter of James and Merna (Veden) Fee. Joyce was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in her faith. She received her education in Wadena and was a graduate with the Wadena High School class of 1947.
On February 7, 1948, Joyce was united in marriage to James Geiser Sr. at St Ann's Catholic Church in Wadena. This marriage was blessed with nine children, Paula, Ellen, Nancy, James Jr., Steven, Catherine, Michael, Sara, and Rita.
In 1989, Joyce was united in marriage to Joseph Conn in Copperas Cove, Texas. Joyce and Joseph resided in Copperas Cove, Texas. They shared 16 years of marriage until the passing of Joseph in 2005. After Joseph passed, Joyce moved back to Hutchinson.
Joyce was employed at Telex Communications in Glencoe, Minnesota. She was a member of the Killeen, Texas Hospital Auxiliary and the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary in Coppers Cove, Texas. Joyce was also a member of the St Pius X Catholic Church in Glencoe.
She enjoyed golf, traveling, and walking her dog. Joyce especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Joyce passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, at the age of 91 years. Blessed be her memory.
Joyce is survived by her:
Children, Paula Pope of Hutchinson, MN,
Ellen Geiser of Hutchinson, MN,
Nancy Peterson and her husband, Larry, of Lester Prairie, MN,
Catherine Geiser of Hutchinson, MN,
Michael Geiser and his wife, Jane, of Rochester, MN,
Sara Geiser of Hutchinson, MN,
Rita Geiser and her husband, Gary Norgaard, of Hutchinson, MN;
Grandchildren, Tammy Mrkvicka and her husband Jim, Kelly Weinzetl and her husband, Jason, Barry Peterson and his wife, Julie, David Pope and his wife, Krista, Cary Pope and his wife, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Reilly and her husband, Marty, Selena Geiser, Jennifer Heldt and her husband, Chad, Jacob Geiser and his wife, Stephanie, Rachel Weber and her husband, Drew, Seth Frederickson and his wife, Brita, Kris Baumann and her wife, Darcie, Shelby Geiser-Norgaard, Michael Tepoorten and his wife, Ann;
Brother, James Rice of St. Paul, MN;
Daughter-in-law, Ronda Geiser of Eden Prairie, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Joyce is preceded in death by her Parents, James and Merna Fee; First Husband, James Geiser; Second Husband, Joseph Conn; Sons, James Geiser Jr., Steven Geiser; Siblings, Muriel Anderson, Nancy Clark.