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Joyce J. Werthman
November 9, 1931 ~ July 5, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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It is with great sadness to announce the death Joyce Joanne Werthman on July 5, 2023 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Joyce was born to Alvin and Edna (Bauer) Hansen in Holstein, Iowa. Joyce attended Cherokee High School, Cherokee, Iowa, and Morningside
College, in Sioux City, Iowa.
Donald Vincent Werthman and Joyce Joanne Hansen were married at the Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, on Thursday, February 1, 1951.
Joyce and Donald are survived by five children, Janice Grebenstein (Raymond), Linda Okken (Wayne), Mark Werthman, Paul Werthman and Monica Frye (Jim), nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Joyce was employed by the Pikes Peak Regional Library, Eisenhower Hospital, El Paso County Park & Recreation and retired from the Raddison Hotel in Colorado Springs.
In 1997, Don and Joyce purchased a home on 40 acres in Florence, Colorado. They resided there until Don’s death in July 2019.
Our Mother was an inspiration to everyone with her smile and positivity. She attended Saint
Benedict’s Catholic Church in Florence, Colorado. Joyce participated in the choir program, helped with obtaining grants and assisted with funerals.
Joyce also volunteered at Manna House, in
Florence, Colorado. She prepared and obtained grants while assisting with managing donated food and clothing for Fremont County residents,
Joyce had a great love for her numerous pets. She had dogs, cats, horses, a bunny and two birds. Joyce will be remembered as a loving and giving beautiful lady with a strong Christian faith.
Joyce will be truly missed by all that were
fortunate to have known