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Joyce Louise Curtis, February 9th, 1929 – August 4th, 2022

Joyce Louise Curtis, born February 9th, 1929 to Harvey R. Plont and Gladys L. Daniels (Plont) passed away on August 4th, 2022 in her home surrounded by her family. Joyce was a sister to four brothers, predeceased by Harvey and Oliver, and survived by Lloyd and Bruce.

Joyce was happily married for 40 years to Lloyd L. Curtis from March 5th, 1950 until his death on March 31st, 1990. She loved gardening, baking, sewing, crocheting, and best of all being a mom, grandma, and great grandma.

They are both survived by their six children; Elonda (Lonnie) Sharp and her husband Paul, Leona (Sis) Williams and her husband John, Vickie Britten and her husband Clark, Cynthia (Cindy) Schoendorf and her husband Scott, Lloyd (Bo) Curtis II and his wife Laurie, Sandra (Sandy) Bates and her husband Don.

Joyce was blessed with and survived by 16 grandchildren, including: Tracy Hilliard (Steve), Jill Danek (Scott), Jenny Guernsey (Mike), Kim Esch (Terry), Tina Miller, Danielle Holland (Kent), Mike Britten (Alissa), Michelle Perry (Jim), Ryan Schoendorf (Amber), Riley Hicks (Jacob), Lyndsey Bennett, Lloyd ‘Bub’ Curtis III (Megan), Lauren St. Clair (Brion), Kacie Woodworth (Brandon), Dustin Bates (Taylor), Dillon Bates (Mary).

AND, 35 great grandchildren!!

Joyce enjoyed the past 26 years with her partner Darwin Rose; traveling, car showing and cruising. Dar took loving care of Joyce during her many years battling Parkinson’s.

Joyce is survived by her extended family, including: Kevin (Lisa) Rose and Brandon, Katherine (Daniel) Lenneman, Kelly (Bill) Schmitt and Tyler and Emily.

A celebration of Joyce’s life will be held Thursday August 11th, 2022 at 5 p.m. at the American Legion in Laingsburg. A luncheon will be provided. Flowers can be sent to the American Legion between 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made in Joyce’s name to the American Legion Post 248 Women’s Auxiliary. A private burial for the family will follow.