THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Joyce M. Ertl
Joyce Marie (Delveaux) Ertl, 80, of Pound, passed away Friday, April 18 with her children by her side, after a courageous battle of a rare cancer with only 350 world wide known cases.
Born to John and Violet Delvaux in Oconto Falls Aug. 5, 1933, she lived a fulfilling life and will be remembered as being everyones Auntie Joyce. She enjoyed going to the cottage, snow birding to Florida for 30 years, memorable vacations and playing Mrs. Santa for 35 years.
She is survived by a son, Ernie LaJoice (Kari Makarat); a daughter and friend, Gail LaJoice (Dean McLeod); five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lorraine Dawursk and Beatrice (Edwin) Gusick; two brothers, Galen (Kathy) Delvaux and Richard (Mary) Delvaux; special sisters-in-law, Jane and Evelyn Delveaux; a brother-in-law, Bill Weed; cousins; many nieces; nephews; special bonds, Laurie Parisey, Shelly Pasdera and Roger and Bruce Trepanier and special girlfriends, Bootsy Lawrence, Gully Murphy and Noni Picaso
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Edwin Ertel; a son, Charles LaJoice; first husband, Fred LaJoice; two sisters Arvella Trepanier and Mavis Weed; two brothers, Howard and Bernard Delveaux; sisters-in-law, Edna Saleska and Mildred Wing and parents, John and Violet Delvaux.
Friends may call at the Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home in Oconto on Friday, April 25 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. until time of a funeral service at 10 a.m., with burial in the Oconto Falls Cemetery. Pallbearers are Ernie LaJoice, Jeffrey and Andy Hagen, Bruce Trepanier, Bernie Delvaux, Randy Kohton and alternate, Dick Delvaux.