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Joyce Hazel Austin

Published On: Mar 14 2013 05:55:05 AM CDT

Joyce Austin, age 71 of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin died Monday, March 11, 2013 at her residence.

A memorial gathering will be held Monday, March 18, 2013 at the Conway-Picha Funeral Home in Lyndon Station from 3 to 6 P.M.

Joyce was born December 27, 1941 in Rockford, Illinois the daughter of Harold and Dorothy (Lass) Schneider. In August of 1977 she married Norman Austin. Joyce loved taking care of babies at Hess Memorial Hospital in Mauston, Wisconsin where she worked. She also enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards and cribbage and cooking wild game.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Norman; a son, Norman E. (Stacy) of Baraboo, Wisconsin and their children, Alyssa, Colleen and Connor; a brother, Harold (Pat) Schneider of Crystal Lake, Illinois; a sister, Barb (Joe) Ellermeyer of Mauston and other numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Lonnie.

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