Bom-Wrapper

Marilee Joyce

Marilee M. Joyce

Friday, October 19th, 1951 - Friday, October 2nd, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Marilee Joyce, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Marilee Joyce

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Marilee's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Marilee's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Marilee M. Joyce, 68, died Friday, October 2, 2020 at her Garden Valley Retirement Village Apartment in Garden City, Kansas. She was born October 19, 1951 in Garden City, Kansas the daughter of Milo & Marcelle (Hands) Joyce.

A lifetime resident of Garden City, Marilee attended Garden City schools. After graduating from Garden City High School in 1969, she attended and graduated from Garden City Community College. Marilee then graduated from McPherson College with Bachelor of Science degree. She returned to Garden City where she began helping on the family farm. Marilee rescued baby calves which she raised and later operated her own cow/calf operation. She later began working for the City of Garden City at the Parks Department for a short time before switching over to the Zoo Department. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Garden City and she loved working with her hands and constructing and building things.

Survivors include her mother Marcelle Joyce of Garden City; a brother Tim & wife Jackie Joyce of Garden City; a niece Kayla & husband Josh Griffin of Garden City; a nephew Kyle & wife Trista Joyce of Garden City; an uncle Lloyd Joyce of Garden City; and aunt Nita & husband Jack Anstaett of Garden City; and five great nieces and nephews Ashlyn, Ayden, Ava, Amayaha, & Elizabeth. Marilee is preceded in death by her father and a brother Milton Joyce.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at the First Christian Church in Garden City with Rev. Don Patrick officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo or to the First Christian Church both in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Marilee M. Joyce, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Marilee

Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    first Christian Church
    Address
    306 N. 7th St.
    GARDEN CITY, KS 67846
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Marilee here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Marilee
0 trees have been planted in memory of Marilee M. Joyce
SH

shelly harmon

Posted at 10:28am
Marcelle and Tim, I am so very sorry for your loss. Marilee is often in my thoughts, and I know how hard this is for you. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Your family has always had a special place in my heart. Thinking of you all the way from Oklahoma.
Shelly Harmon
KA

Ken Armstrong

Posted at 11:51pm
My heartfelt condolences to Merilee's family. I was raised just a few miles east of the Joyce's farm. I remember our bus stopping to pick up Merilee, and her mother, or dad, was always there with her to send her off, or to greet her upon return. For a couple of years, I drove that bus, and it was always amazing to see the love and attention her parents showed by always being there for her. Merilee was a very sweet little girl.
TE

Tamara Eitzen

Posted at 11:47am
My heart is heavy for all of the family!
I have a lot of fun memories of our times at the farm.
Lots of love & prayers!
Tamara (Hubbard) Eitzen
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: