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Joyce Ann Gray Westphal
February 26, 1935 – August 11, 2020
Joyce Ann Gray Westphal passed away at Monticello Nursing and Rehab Center August 11, 2020.
Funeral service was held Saturday, August 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming. Visitation was held from 9 - 11 a.m. before the service at Dawson Funeral Home in Wyoming.
Joyce was born at home in Iowa, February 26, 1935. She was the first of four daughters born to Russel and Ilie (Weaver) Gray. She attended Black Dale School and graduated from Anamosa High School where she was active in band and 4-H. She worked at Russel and Russel Insurance prior to her marriage. She married Peter Westphal April 25, 1958 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa. They moved onto the family farm near Wyoming where they lived most of their years together. She was a farm wife and later a nurse’s aide at both the Monticello and Maquoketa Care Centers.
She was a member of Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming, The Legion Auxiliary where she was very involved, WELCA and a quilting group at church, The Piecemaker’s.
Those left to cherish her memories are her children Doug (Cindy) Westphal of Wyoming, Lu Ann (Mark) McWilliams of Anamosa, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, sisters Bev Hanna of Monticello, Wanda (Kyle) Wilson of Hopkinton and Sheri (Bill) Hatfield of Monticello.
Preceding her in death are her parents and husband, Peter.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Anamosa Journal Eureka, Anamosa, Iowa, 20 August 2020

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