Joyce M. Sievert, age 64, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at her home with her family by her side. She was born on August 8, 1946 in Chilton, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Arno and Marion (Paulsen) Pagel. On July 27, 1968 she married Thomas Sievert in Chilton and the marriage was blessed with one daughter, one son, and nearly 43 wonderful years. Joyce was employed by the United Way for 20 years, starting as an accountant, and retiring this past March as the Vice President of Finance and Operations. Joyce loved to travel, was an avid reader, and she passed her love of reading down to her greatest joy in life, her grandson Cole. She belonged to many Bridge clubs and Ladies Enrichment Club. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Neenah, LWML and Altar Guild.
She will be sadly missed by her husband, Thomas; her daughter, Pamela (Darrell) Ducklow; her son, Anthony Sievert; and grandson, Cole Ducklow; her sister, Janet (John) Andrews; sisters-in-law: Carol (Tony) Schueler, Kathy Sievert. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her parents-in-law: Edward and Josephine Sievert; and brother-in-law, Edward Sievert Jr.
The Funeral Service for Joyce will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at Peace Lutheran Church with Rev. Ricky Schroeder officiating. Friends will be received on Monday evening, July 25, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Neenah’s Westgor Funeral Home, and again at the church on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until the hour of service. Joyce will be laid to rest on her 43rd Wedding Anniversary in Hillside Cemetery in Chilton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.