Joyce A. Troyer

Feb 27, 1932 - Mar 05, 2011

Joyce A. Troyer

February 27, 1932 - March 05, 2011


Joyce A. Troyer, age 79, of De Kalb, IL, died Saturday, March 5, 2011.
She was the daughter of the late Otto Wigner and the late Eva Mae (Clark) Wigner. She was born on February 27, 1932 in Letts, Indiana. She grew up attending Fairmount Schools and was crowned Homecoming Queen in 1949. Her escort to the Jr./Sr. Prom was James Dean. Married in 1950 to Forrest Troyer, Joyce was a supportivewife and a loving mother to her four children. The family moved to Lafayette, Indiana, Urbana, Illinois and St. Paul, Minnesota while Forrest contiunued his education. The family lived in Mankato, Minnesota forfor 20 years and St. Louis, Missouri for four, before spending the past 29 years in DeKalb, Illiniois.
Joyce enjoyed sewing, furniture restoration, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She will be dearly missed by her husband Forrest and her daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren and sisters.
Three Daughters :Anne ( Chuck) Sherwood,Barbara (Steve) Witz, Catherine Troyer.
Four Sisters;Shirley Stace, Marion, IN Darlene Dunham, Jonesboro, INMarylou (Marcus) Winslow, Fairmount, IN
Janie (Milo Dewey) Jefferies, Fairmount, IN
5 Grandchildren 3 Great Grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel Troyer and her siblings Barbara Justus, William Wigner, Sharon Thomposn and Phyllis Haynes.
Arrangements are being handled by Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, IN Funeral service will be at Armes-Hunt Funeral Home at 11:00 AM, Friends may call the funeral home from 10-11 AM Saturday, March 12, 2011, Rev. Todd Graham officiating. Interment will be at 2 PM at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in LaFontaine, IN
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Opportunity House, 202 Lucas Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
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