Joyce T. Kitchen, 88, of Eagle, WI passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at AngelsGrace Hospice Center in Oconomowoc.
Joyce was born on November 20, 1932 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of William and Hattie (Burgstaller) Baumgardt. She graduated from Bayview High School and began working as a cook, a job she always enjoyed. Joyce was a talented dancer and loved to display her talents at weddings and family get togethers. She spent time in her garden often, growing an assortment of vegetables. Joyce had a wonderful sense of humor, a character quality that was appreciated by many. She was known for her fun-loving spirit and was always up for a laugh. Joyce took pride in being “young at heart” and even as she aged and her health failed, she retained her sweet disposition.
Joyce is survived by: her children Pete (Dian) Wagner of Minneapolis, MN, Beth (Jim) Conrad-Gutche of Delafield, WI, and Amy Olsen of Lockwood, MO; 4 grandchildren Samantha (Kyle) Molkenthen, Nick (Jamie Clemins) Conrad, Kelby Fritz, and Jasper Fritz; great-grandchildren Charleigh and Calvin; and her loving brother, William (Cathy) Baumgardt of Greendale, WI. Joyce is also survived by a number of other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter Gail Fritz in 2011, and her sister Nancy Gannon.
A private family celebration of Joyce’s life will be held.
Gibson Family Funeral Homes of Palmyra & Eagle, WI is serving the family. To place an online condolence please visit gibsonfuneral.com
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