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Joyce (McGee) Winther was born on February 12, 1932, in Woodbine, Iowa to Fred and Freda (Johansen) McGee. She attended country school and then Woodbine High School. On February 8, 1950, Joyce married Jim Winther. The couple was blessed with four children; Craig, Scott, Amy and Bruce. They lived and farmed on Jim’s birthplace home until they moved to town on April 27, 2002. Joyce worked at Westmont Care Center for 25+ years. Jim died June 4, 2004. Joyce became a resident of Rose Vista Nursing Home in the fall of 2016.
Joyce was a member of the Woodbine United Methodist Church. She enjoyed baking, farm chores, vacationing and she loved to help others. Joyce was known for her homemade pies.
Joyce died on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at CHI Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa attaining the age of 88 years, 10 months and 19 days.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Jim Winther. She is survived by her three sons, Craig (Anne Neneman) Winther of Omaha, Nebraska, Scott Winther of Woodbine, Iowa and Bruce (Tamy) Winther of Woodbine, Iowa; daughter, Amy (Dan) Hubbard of Holden, Missouri; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Berval McAleer of Orange Park, Florida; brother, Maurice McGee of Phoenix, Arizona; and many other relatives and friends.