Joyce Emily Molkenthen, Whitewater, WI (1930-2013)

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November 24, 2013

August 27, 1930 - November 20, 2013

Joyce Emily Molkenthen, 83, of Whitewater, WI, died at Rainbow Hospice, Nov. 20, 2013. Joyce was born Aug. 27, 1930, in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of William Saari and Emily Hellmer. She married Bob Molkenthen in Milwaukee, WI, on Aug. 29, 1949. Bob died in 2008. She attended UW-M and graduated from MATC with an Assoc. of Arts degree in 1977. She enjoyed the out of doors, golfing, cross country skiing, identifying bird and wild flowers, and also cooking dishes from around the world. She was avid reader, with cookbooks being her forte.

Joyce is survived by two daughters, Deb Duick of Whitewater, WI, and Marcy Molkenthen of Giddings, TX; two sons, Thomas Molkenthen of Giddings, TX, and Bill (Karen) Molkenthen of Argyle, WI; one sister, Lorraine Saari of Arizona; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be in the Spring and Joyce’s ashes will be spread with Bob’s on the family farm.


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