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Joyce Carolyn Weber, age 86 of Le Sueur died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 with family at her side at the Minnesota Valley Health Care Facility in Le Sueur, MN. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at Zion United Church of Christ in Le Sueur. Visitation will be held Friday, March 17, at the Kolden Funeral Home in Le Sueur from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and will continue Saturday morning at the church one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in Mound Cemetery in Le Sueur immediately following the service. Pastor Kent Meyer will officiate the services.
Joyce was a life-long resident of Le Sueur, MN. She was born on September 14, 1930 to Gale and Margaret (Briard) Block. She attended Le Sueur Schools and graduated from Le Sueur High School in 1948, where she was active in various musical groups. She attended Mankato State College and played in the band. She was baptized and confirmed at the First Presbyterian Church in Le Sueur. Joyce fell in love and married Donald "Tuffy" Weber on August 10, 1949 at the First Presbyterian Church in Le Sueur. Joyce was a loving mother to her four sons and after they were older she worked part-time over the years as an insurance secretary, legal secretary, and retired in 1992 after many years as administrative secretary at Zion United Church of Christ in Le Sueur. Joyce and Donald celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary two years before Donald's death. She was a devoted and faithful member of Zion United Church of Christ in Le Sueur, Martha Circle, Women's Fellowship, Birthday Club and coffee groups. She enjoyed traveling the mountains of Colorado, Canada, Norway and Alaska. Her many hobbies included camping, boating, trips up-north, music, playing the piano, Bible study, times with friends, genealogy, and family get-togethers. One of her greatest joys was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Joyce will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and true friend.
She is survived by her four sons: David (Judith) Weber of Schofield, WI; Thomas (Susan) Weber of Burnsville, MN; Steven (Susan) Weber of Baxter, MN; and Mark (Cynthia) Weber of Eden Prairie, MN. Ten grandchildren: Aaron, Robert (Jessica), and Ryan (Melissa) Weber, Hannah Weber, Abigail Weber and fiancé Alexander Watchman, Benjamin Weber, Cristian (Libby) Weber, Daniela Weber, Kathrine Weber, and Jennifer Weber. She is also survived by eight great-grandchildren, many relatives, and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters: June Coleman and Janice Jones, and her husband Donald "Tuffy" Weber in 2001. A special thank you to the staff and friends at Le Sueur Comfort Residence. Memorials are preferred.
Published on March 16, 2017
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