Joyce A. Soderstrom

Joyce A. Soderstrom, 87, formerly of Fond du Lac, died on Monday, July 18, 2022, at All Saints Memory Care in Madison.

She was born on December 16, 1934, in Palisade, MN, the daughter of Noble T. and Fern M. Graton Olson. Joyce was a LP Nursing Instructor at Moraine Park Technical College for 25 years.  She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Community, belonged to many nursing organizations, AARP and the Coalition for WI Aging Groups.  Joyce enjoyed Wisconsin road-trips, especially to Door County, reading contemporary periodicals and watching CNN.  Being a grandmother and great-grandmother truly made her happy. She was a 50-year resident of Fond du Lac, and spent her last four years in Madison.

Joyce is survived by her children: Sharmen Soderstrom and Shelly Soderstrom both of Madison; her daughter-in-law Tracey Soderstrom of Bozeman, MT and her former son-in-law Russell Barber of Fond du Lac, her grandchildren: Nathan Soderstrom, Nicholas Soderstrom, Kourtney Soderstrom, Garland Barber, Grant Barber and Garrett Barber; 12 great-grandchildren, her siblings: Rolene Smidt of Sioux Falls, SD, Dudley (Joan) Olson of Largo, FL and Newell Olson of Durham, NC and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her children: John Soderstrom and Heidi Barber; her sister Sharon Olson and her brother Mark Olson.

VISITATION: The family will greet friends from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, on Friday, July 29, 2022, at Holy Family Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac.

SERVICE: A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 29, 2022, at Holy Family Church.  Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the Salvation Army or Holy Family Catholic Community.

Kurki Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family, on-line guestbook can be found at 920-921-4420