Joyce E. (Lavrenz) ClarkAugust 5, 2017
Joyce E. Clark (nee Lavrenz), age 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in her home in West Bend, with her family by her side. She was born on October 17, 1930 in Campbellsport, WI to Gustav and Gertrude (nee Dickmann) Lavrenz. She married her love, James Clark on August 9, 1952 in Merton, WI. Joyce enjoyed crafting, was an avid book reader and sewer, creating many keepsakes for her family. She retired from Amity Leather. Joyce was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed.
Joyce is survived by her children Leona Clark (Milwaukee) Cheryl Reindl (West Bend), Yvonne Clark (NY), Curtis (Patty) Clark (Beaver Dam), Renee Clark (Rio, WI) and Debby (Scott) Niemuth (MN); grandchildren Jason Reindl, Holly (Derek) Potter, Heather (Luke) Hahm, Ryan (Megan) Reindl, Krystal (Jared) Cechvala, Melissa Bork, Miranda Clark, Cassandra (Joe) Kind, Tony (Jenny) Niemuth, Victoria Woodrum, Andrew (Eden) Niemuth, Laura Peters and Kayla Peters; 21 great-grandchildren; siblings Raymond Lavrenz, Bernice (Kenneth) Bastian, Clayton (Sandy) Lavrenz, Spencer LaVrenz, Darwin Lavrenz, Beatrice Wentz; siblings-in-law Nancy Clark, Diane (Ed) Gilson, Patsy Rosio and Tricia Clark. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Joyce is preceded in death by her husband James, parents, son Randall Clark, siblings Delbert Lavrenz, Donald (Bunny) Laverenz, Kenneth Lavrenz and Evelyn (Lewis) Gatzke and siblings-in-law Donna Lavrenz, John Clark, Dennis Clark.
A Memorial Service will be at 6:00 PM on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Dr. West Bend. WI 53095). Visitation will be at the funeral home, the same day from 3:00 PM until the time of the service (6:00 PM). Inurnment will take place at Auburn Cemetery.
A special thank you to Heartland Hospice, especially Ann and Annie.