Of Grafton and formerly of Hartford, peacefully passed away on May 13, 2023 at the age of 92 years old. Beloved wife of the late Russ for 70 years, reunited and celebrating their anniversary together in heaven now. Loving mother of Lora (Ron) Pasko and Lawrence (Lisa) Pagel. Former mother-in-law of Kevin Ede. Special grandma to Christopher (Jenny) Ede, Jonathan Ede, Evan Pagel (fiancée Jeanna), and Jacob (Lexie) Pagel. Dear great grandma to Taylor, Abby, Madelyn and Liam. Beloved sister to the late Dalores Pritzkow and the late Joyce Zeinert. Dear sister-in-law to Charlotte (William) Anderson and Kenneth Pagel. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
Joy was a long-time, faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend. During her working years she worked in the school system as a lunch lady and as a young lady she worked at Northwestern Mutual. She loved and enjoyed her beloved dogs Willie and Schnappy, bingo, embroidery, and nature.
Joy was one of the first residents at Village Pointe Commons in Grafton. A special place where she was part of a community, had many dear friends, where she enjoyed her wonderful apartment and called home.
Visitation for Joyan will be held on Friday, May 19, 2023 at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, N84 W17937 Menomonee Ave in Menomonee Falls, from 9:30AM until time of the Funeral Service at 11:00AM, followed by procession to her final resting place at Pinelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend would be appreciated.
Thank you to the staff at Village Pointe Commons and Legacy Hospice for the tender care they gave to Joy.