Joyce E. Watsabaugh

Joyce E. Watsabaugh

July 18, 1927 – November 15, 2020


Joyce Ellen (Resum) Watsabaugh, the light, love and life of her family, was born July 18, 1927 and died November 15, 2020.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Thorvald Andrew Resum and Arica Carrie (Jensen) Kimble; and by her beloved husband, William John “Jack” Watsabaugh.  Joyce is survived by her loving children: Ann Marie Phelps (Ron), Mary Elizabeth Meister (Doug), William Francis Watsabaugh (Julie), Patricia Kathleen Greguska (Bill), Julia Anne Pitt (Jeff Hovey), and James John Watsabaugh (Tracy); seventeen grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren.

Joyce and Jack are doing the jitterbug in heaven, those two could really cut a rug.  Until we all meet again on the other side, we love you mom.

VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Wednesday, November 18th from 10am to 11am, at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church (3405 S. 118th St.) followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 11am.  Private Family Interment: Calvary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested Mary Our Queen School.

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