|Joyce M. Ambuehl
Mrs. Don Robertson
February 28, 1922–Jul 1, 2001
|Joyce M. Robertson, 79, died Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2001, in Jones Regional Medical Center of cancer. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Anamosa. Burial: Wilcox Cemetery, Viola. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa.
Surviving are her husband, Don: two daughters, Vicki Robertson of Lafayette, Ind., and LaDonna Robertson of Seattle; three grandchildren, Susan (Bill) Bayley of West Lafayette, Ind., Ryan (Stephanie) Schrim of Delphi, Ind., and Andrew Robertson-Stapp of Seattle; three great-grandchildren, Kevin, Lauren and Nicole Bailey; four sisters, Ruby (Arvin) Toenjes (her twin) of Anamosa, Mildred Brewer of Yountville, Calif., Irma Eby of Henderson, Nev., and Patsy Rhatigan of Onalaska, Wis.; and a brother LaVern (Chris) Ambuehl of Denver, Colo.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Iola Hoffman and Edna Rebich.
Joyce M. Ambuehl was born Feb. 28, 1922, in Stuttgart, Ark., the daughter of Andrew Jr. and Lena Etten Ambuehl. She received her education in the Monticello Community Schools. She worked at Reliance Manufacturing Co. in Anamosa. Joyce Ambuehl and Don Robertson were married June 30, 1943, in St. Louis. Joyce lived in San Francisco while Don was in the service. She was employed by the Southern Pacific Railroad and also attended Hayes School of Business in San Francisco. The couple returned to Anamosa in 1945 and Joyce was employed at Anamosa Community Hospital for 21 years, retiring in 1982. Joyce was a life member of Fawn Creek Country Club and an avid golfer. She was also a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ.
Joyce was a happy, outgoing person and will be missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be directed to Camp Courageous.
Submitted by: Lloyd Raeg
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