Joyce E. Pinch

Joyce E. Pinch, 97, of Rosendale, died on Friday, June 24, 2022, at Tower View Villa.

She was born on February 6, 1925, in the Town of Springvale, WI, the daughter of Robert A. and Berna M. Hoyt Shafer.  She graduated from Rosendale Union Free High School, Class of 1942. On March 19, 1943, she married Lloyd G. Pinch. Together they farmed in the Town of Springvale for 58 years.  He preceded her in death on October 30, 2010.

Joyce was a member of United Church of Christ, where she enjoyed signing in the choir.  She was a member of the Rosendale Historical Society.  Joyce wintered in Arizona for 25 years, and she enjoyed mowing her lawn.

She is survived by her son, Philip (Susan) Pinch of Brandon; three granddaughters: Pamela (Vince) Kaiser of New Richmond, Kerry (Mike) Sanders of Sun Prairie, and Krista (Shane) Bauer of Rosendale; six great-grandchildren: Claire, Carson, and Drew Sanders, Samuel, Gwyneth, and Matthew Bauer; her sister Jane Splittgaber of Waupun.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lloyd, her five brothers: Robert, Dean, Sidney, William and Bernard; two sisters: Jeanette Rupnow and Geraldine Owens.

VISITATION: The family will greet friends from 10:00 – 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at United Church of Christ, 204 West Division Street, Rosendale.

SERVICE: Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at United Church of Christ.  Inurnment will take place at Rosendale Cemetery.  Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers memorials appreciated to Rosendale Historical Society.

Special thanks to Tower Villa for their care and compassion to Joyce and family, and to Kurki Funeral Chapel for handling the arrangements.

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