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1934 Joyce 2023

Joyce I. Auchtung

July 13, 1934 — December 21, 2023


Marshall- Joyce I. Auchtung, age 89, went home to the Lord on Thursday, December 21, 2023 after a brief illness. She was born in Madison on July 13, 1934, the daughter of Milo and Ruth King.

On September 20, 1953 Joyce married the love of her life, David Auchtung. Together they enjoyed raising their five children, traveling, antiquing, shopping, and spending time with family and friends. Joyce was a dedicated farm wife. She worked for 20 years at Goodyear Rubber Manufacturing until her retirement. Joyce enjoyed the holidays, especially Christmas.

She is survived by five children, Terry (Cindy), Sherrie Witt, Julie (Jim) Zbigniewicz, Dave (Martha), and Randy (Jerri); 10 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; three sisters, Bonnie Pertzborn, Sandy King, and Darlene Heaslip; and many nieces and nephews. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Paul Witt; brother, Jeff (Marlene) King; sister, Judy (Marlin) Weisensel; and brother-in-law, Ed Pertzborn.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Calvary Baptist Church, 304 Woodward Drive, Sun Prairie, with Rev. Dean Howell officiating. Entombment will follow in Sun Prairie Memory Gardens. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon, following the burial, in the church fellowship hall. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of services Saturday at church.

Please share your memories of Joyce by posting in her Guestbook.

Cress Funeral Services

1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie

(608) 837-9054

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