Joyce A. Fenz
Feb. 8, 1935 — Oct. 10, 2015
Joyce A. Fenz, 80, of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2015.
She was born on February 8, 1935, in Concord, to Hubert and Dorthea (Janke) Weide. On August 18, 1956, Joyce married Frank R. Fenz at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church of Watertown. The couple was happily married for 44 years until Frank’s death in the year 2000.
She was employed by Johnson Controls for 30 years and was a lifelong member of St. Mark’s Church. She was a former member of the Plattdeutscher. She was a talented baker and cook, enjoyed collecting cookbooks, being around animals, sewing, fishing, playing cards and working puzzles. Joyce especially loved being in the presence of babies and children. She will be missed by many.
Survivors include her children Randy (Karen) Fenz of Norfolk, Va., Michael (Barbara) Fenz, Denise (Brad) Ziemer, Maureen (Timothy) Schultz and Danette Borchardt, all of Watertown; 20 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and sister Pearl Bassett of Watertown. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Russell and Harvey, and great-granddaughter Olivia Kletsch.
Memorials in Joyce’s honor to the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Organ Fund would be greatly appreciated.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, October 16, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church of Watertown with Rev. James Backus presiding. Visitation will be held today from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at Pederson- Nowatka Funeral Home of Watertown and on Friday from 10:00AM until the time of service at the church. Burial will take place at Glenview Memorial Gardens of Ixonia following the service.
Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Homes, 920-261-2113, is caring for the family. To place an online condolence, please visit www.pn-fh.com.